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UnitedHealth

$218.44

-11.97 (-5.20%)

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Cantor says take advantage of sentiment to buy UnitedHealth after earnings

Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Steven Halper reiterated his Overweight rating and $310 price target on UnitedHealth shares after the company reported Q1 results that he called "strong" and raised its FY19 EPS guidance, stating that he did not hear anything "problematic" during the company's earnings call that would account for the reversal of the stock during the call and its subsequent weakness. He assumes today's weakness is related to ongoing concerns about "Medicare for All" proposals, which he views as "entirely overblown." While noting that "it is hard to fight the sentiment trade at this juncture in the short-term," Halper said that similar efforts have failed in the past and he expects the same will happen again this time, after which investors in UnitedHealth " should be well rewarded" over the long-term.

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UNH UnitedHealth
$218.44

-11.97 (-5.20%)

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RAJA
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NO CHANGE
RAJA
Strong Buy
UnitedHealth 'starts season off right' with beat and raise, says Raymond James
UnitedHealth's stronger than expected Q1 EPS was driven by strong top line growth coupled with a lower Medical Loss Ratio, or MLR, and strong cost controls, said Raymond James analyst John Ransom, who contends that the company started "the earnings season off right" with its beat and raise report. Ransom kept a Strong Buy rating on UnitedHealth shares ahead of the company's earnings call. Post the call, UnitedHealth shares are down 4% to $220.45 in early afternoon trading.
04/16/19
JPMS
04/16/19
NO CHANGE
Target $301
JPMS
Overweight
UnitedHealth's Q1 'solid,' MLR beat 'unexpected,' says JPMorgan
JPMorgan analyst Gary Taylor calls UnitedHealth's Q1 report "solid," with a 3.6% EPS beat on 1% revenue upside vs. consensus, telling investors in a research note that the Medical Loss Ratio, or MLR, beat was "unexpected" given upward pressure from the 2019 HIF Holiday and nearly four times faster government vs. commercial premium growth. Taylor questions whether the beat and modest raise will be enough to change the negative public sentiment that has pressured both the stock and the group year-to-date.
04/16/19
FBCO
04/16/19
NO CHANGE
Target $310
FBCO
Outperform
UnitedHealth setting positive tone with 'beat and raise,' says Credit Suisse
Credit Suisse analyst A.J. Rice says UnitedHealth is setting a positive tone with a clean "beat and raise quarter." The analyst notes that the company reported Q1 EPS of $3.73, ahead of consensus estimates, raised its 2019 outlook on improved 2019 performance trends and strong Q1 results. Rice reiterates an Outperform rating and a $310 price target on the shares.
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04/10/19
NO CHANGE
CANT
Senate hearing a net positive for PBMs, says Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Steven Halper views yesterday's Senate hearing as a net positive for the pharmacy benefit managers. The PBMs represented were Cigna (CI), CVS Health (CVS), UnitedHealth (UNH), Humana (HUM) and Prime Therapeutics. Although the Senators were not supportive of the PBMs, the executives responded well to questions and put forth a solid effort to address concerns regarding their business model and incentives, Halper tells investors in a research note. Overall, he views the hearing as a net positive for PBMs "as the group was able to counter the negative sentiment with constructive responses, recognizing this story is far from over."

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