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UnitedHealth Group Inc. is an American for profit managed health care company based in Minnetonka, Minnesota. It is sixth in the United States on the Fortune 500. More at Wikipedia

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BUY
On a 12 months basis it is better than 85% of the companies in the NYSE. Healthcare has come back quite nicely. This is trading well above a rising 150 day average. This is a theme you can depend on. Managed Healthcare. Continue to hold it.
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On a 12 months basis it is better than 85% of the companies in the NYSE. Healthcare has come back quite nicely. This is trading well above a rising 150 day average. This is a theme you can depend on. Managed Healthcare. Continue to hold it.
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David Burrows

President , Barometer Capital Ma...

Price Price
$268.160
Owned Owned
Unknown

BUY on WEAKNESS
It has characteristics of a defensive nature but grows at double digit earnings each year. There are headwinds in that space. Amazon may be entering the pharmacy business. But people are living longer and will need health care longer. Buy it on dips.
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It has characteristics of a defensive nature but grows at double digit earnings each year. There are headwinds in that space. Amazon may be entering the pharmacy business. But people are living longer and will need health care longer. Buy it on dips.
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Robert Lauzon

Deputy Chi, Middlefield Capital ...

Price Price
$270.200
Owned Owned
Yes

COMMENT
18X foward earnings. ROE is 20% average over 5 five years. Healthcare gies you (Analysts’ price target is $301.58)
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18X foward earnings. ROE is 20% average over 5 five years. Healthcare gies you (Analysts’ price target is $301.58)
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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$266.330
Owned Owned
Unknown

TOP PICK
UnitedHealth Group Inc(UNH-N) 

December 11, 2018

It's #5 in revenue of all US companies. They'll do $250 billion in revenue in 2019. It's down only 7-8% during this market carngage, so it's held its own. The CEO belives they just started a growth boom. Has a good runway ahead, working closely with government agencies and in South America. Good defensive stock. (Analysts’ price target is $304.74)
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It's #5 in revenue of all US companies. They'll do $250 billion in revenue in 2019. It's down only 7-8% during this market carngage, so it's held its own. The CEO belives they just started a growth boom. Has a good runway ahead, working closely with government agencies and in South America. Good defensive stock. (Analysts’ price target is $304.74)
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Mike S. Newton,

Director &, Scotia Wealth Manage...

Price Price
$267.220
Owned Owned
Yes

WATCH
They are just so consistent. The health care sector is just so influenced by politics. But these guys reduce costs for governments. This stock has been spectacular. They have scale and a phenomenal management team that returns capital to shareholders. He would not buy more at this time.
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They are just so consistent. The health care sector is just so influenced by politics. But these guys reduce costs for governments. This stock has been spectacular. They have scale and a phenomenal management team that returns capital to shareholders. He would not buy more at this time.
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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$276.850
Owned Owned
Unknown

BUY
Looks very strong. The technical strength is strong. PEG ratio is 1.4. Likes it. Longer term, 1 year, 24 months this is a good place to be.
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Looks very strong. The technical strength is strong. PEG ratio is 1.4. Likes it. Longer term, 1 year, 24 months this is a good place to be.
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Stan Wong

Director &, Private Wealth Manag...

Price Price
$276.850
Owned Owned
No

TOP PICK
They've had a great run and are the poster child of the U.S. health insurance space. They continue to put up 15% bottom-line growth. (Analysts’ price target is $304.74)
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They've had a great run and are the poster child of the U.S. health insurance space. They continue to put up 15% bottom-line growth. (Analysts’ price target is $304.74)
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Paul Macdonald

Chief Inve, Harvest Portfolios G...

Price Price
$286.330
Owned Owned
Yes

TOP PICK
UnitedHealth Group Inc(UNH-N) 

November 12, 2018

Healthcare is a fantastic bull market. They have a great chart, in atrong uptrend since 2014 with higher highs and higher lows. (Analysts’ price target is $300.87)
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Healthcare is a fantastic bull market. They have a great chart, in atrong uptrend since 2014 with higher highs and higher lows. (Analysts’ price target is $300.87)
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Hap (Robert) Sn

Chief Port, Castlemoore Inc....

Price Price
$272.380
Owned Owned
Yes

BUY
They have very good management. Very strong on momentum and most of the technicals. It is one of his top picks. One of his top picks in the sector. Buy on the dip if possible.
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They have very good management. Very strong on momentum and most of the technicals. It is one of his top picks. One of his top picks in the sector. Buy on the dip if possible.
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Rob Tetrault

Portfolio , Tetrault Wealth Advi...

Price Price
$276.550
Owned Owned
Yes

HOLD

The company came out with very strong earnings – 12% growth y-o-y.  Despite the run in share prices currently, he thinks there is still lots of runway.  The companies touches on so many aspects of public health in the US and suggests politicians will avoid public cuts in spending going forward.  He sees their growth continuing.  Yield 1.3%.  

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The company came out with very strong earnings – 12% growth y-o-y.  Despite the run in share prices currently, he thinks there is still lots of runway.  The companies touches on so many aspects of public health in the US and suggests politicians will avoid public cuts in spending going forward.  He sees their growth continuing.  Yield 1.3%.  

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Charles Taersk

President , Faircourt Asset Mana...

Price Price
$267.300
Owned Owned
No

BUY

This is a very positive company. This is a large US insurer, with a separate interest in health records and technology. The company has done very well but still trades at a reasonable valuation.

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This is a very positive company. This is a large US insurer, with a separate interest in health records and technology. The company has done very well but still trades at a reasonable valuation.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$261.690
Owned Owned
Unknown

HOLD

Its technicals and fundamentals have nicely converged and is now perfectly priced. There's no upside or downside here. No momentum to rise. Maybe in another year there'll be enough earnings.

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Its technicals and fundamentals have nicely converged and is now perfectly priced. There's no upside or downside here. No momentum to rise. Maybe in another year there'll be enough earnings.

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Ross Healy

Chairman, Strategic Analysis C...

Price Price
$262.400
Owned Owned
Unknown

TOP PICK

Healthcare is in a secular bull market. Fantastsic trend upwards over the past year. Executing well. (Analysts' price target: $280.23)

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Healthcare is in a secular bull market. Fantastsic trend upwards over the past year. Executing well. (Analysts' price target: $280.23)

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Hap (Robert) Sn

Chief Port, Castlemoore Inc....

Price Price
$260.910
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick September 14/17 - Up 27%.) A tremendous growth story. Still a holding. Dominant leaders in the space. 

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(A Top Pick September 14/17 - Up 27%.) A tremendous growth story. Still a holding. Dominant leaders in the space. 

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Paul Macdonald

Chief Inve, Harvest Portfolios G...

Price Price
$250.500
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick June 13/17 Up 29%) He sees no reason to move away from this holding. It is a consistent performer and will continue to do well. The independant gorilla in the Medicare and Medicaid space in the US. Did have a little bit of a pullback and consolidation. A very positive story and good momentum based on last quarter earnings.

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(A Top Pick June 13/17 Up 29%) He sees no reason to move away from this holding. It is a consistent performer and will continue to do well. The independant gorilla in the Medicare and Medicaid space in the US. Did have a little bit of a pullback and consolidation. A very positive story and good momentum based on last quarter earnings.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$229.210
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick May 10/17, Up 30%) Pure health insurance in the U.S. and expects it be the dominant player. Made a tremendous acquisition 2012 that's paid off. Stock is a great performer, and he likes the sector, too, which will consolidate.

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(A Top Pick May 10/17, Up 30%) Pure health insurance in the U.S. and expects it be the dominant player. Made a tremendous acquisition 2012 that's paid off. Stock is a great performer, and he likes the sector, too, which will consolidate.

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Paul Macdonald

Chief Inve, Harvest Portfolios G...

Price Price
$222.820
Owned Owned
Yes

COMMENT

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan just announced forming a healthcare company aimed at cutting costs. The experiment with government led healthcare mandates really didn’t work. There was far too much friction between opposing views. If you own the stock, you shouldn't get too excited about just one day, or the fact that insurers are going to go away.

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and J.P. Morgan just announced forming a healthcare company aimed at cutting costs. The experiment with government led healthcare mandates really didn’t work. There was far too much friction between opposing views. If you own the stock, you shouldn't get too excited about just one day, or the fact that insurers are going to go away.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$236.650
Owned Owned
Unknown

PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick Jun 13/17, Up 23%)  They have a couple of headwinds right now.  There is a health insurer thing rolling off that is a one year thing.  He continues to like them.

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(A Top Pick Jun 13/17, Up 23%)  They have a couple of headwinds right now.  There is a health insurer thing rolling off that is a one year thing.  He continues to like them.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$220.150
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick June 13/17. Up 18%.) This has been an absolute hero. It has several tailwinds. It is the dominant Medicare/Medicaid provider. Management is intent on returning 50% of free cash flow. It has all the right factors. He still likes this.

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(A Top Pick June 13/17. Up 18%.) This has been an absolute hero. It has several tailwinds. It is the dominant Medicare/Medicaid provider. Management is intent on returning 50% of free cash flow. It has all the right factors. He still likes this.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$212.700
Owned Owned
Yes

HOLD
UnitedHealth Group Inc(UNH-N) 

September 19, 2017

A fine company, but his choice has been Anthem (ANTM-N). Has great admiration for this company. They are very good managers. They have the attributes that are really important from a risk/rewards standpoint in the healthcare insurance space, and that is size and scale. They have enough risk aversion that you should be safe holding this.

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A fine company, but his choice has been Anthem (ANTM-N). Has great admiration for this company. They are very good managers. They have the attributes that are really important from a risk/rewards standpoint in the healthcare insurance space, and that is size and scale. They have enough risk aversion that you should be safe holding this.

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Gordon Reid

President, GoodReid Investment ...

Price Price
$194.650
Owned Owned
No

TOP PICK
UnitedHealth Group Inc(UNH-N) 

September 14, 2017

The dominant player in health insurance in the US.  They have a pharmacy benefit manager.  They are squeezing down costs and gaining business.  (Analysts’ target: $214.00).

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The dominant player in health insurance in the US.  They have a pharmacy benefit manager.  They are squeezing down costs and gaining business.  (Analysts’ target: $214.00).

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Paul Macdonald

Chief Inve, Harvest Portfolios G...

Price Price
$197.730
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick May 20/16. Up 46.72%.) He’s been really happy with this. This is definitely the leader in their group. Management is intent on returning capital, 50% of earnings and cash flow each year.

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(A Top Pick May 20/16. Up 46.72%.) He’s been really happy with this. This is definitely the leader in their group. Management is intent on returning capital, 50% of earnings and cash flow each year.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$187.960
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK

(A Top Pick May 20/16. Up 40%.) The whole healthcare space is at a neutral. This is the biggest Medicare/Medicaid provider in the US. They are great operators and have got scale. Great management team.

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(A Top Pick May 20/16. Up 40%.) The whole healthcare space is at a neutral. This is the biggest Medicare/Medicaid provider in the US. They are great operators and have got scale. Great management team.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$181.050
Owned Owned
Yes

TOP PICK

He likes its scale. It is the leader in every single group that it does business in. It has the widest geographic dispersion for its businesses. It is driving costs down for the government spend, which they badly need. Dividend yield of 1.6%. (Analysts’ price target is $194.)

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He likes its scale. It is the leader in every single group that it does business in. It has the widest geographic dispersion for its businesses. It is driving costs down for the government spend, which they badly need. Dividend yield of 1.6%. (Analysts’ price target is $194.)

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$181.050
Owned Owned
Yes

TOP PICK

The largest health insurer in the US. There are strong structural tailwinds within the managed care subsector and some potential tax windfalls. They’ve been using their health scripts to win business and reduce costs. Dividend yield of 1.4%. (Analysts’ price target is $191.)

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The largest health insurer in the US. There are strong structural tailwinds within the managed care subsector and some potential tax windfalls. They’ve been using their health scripts to win business and reduce costs. Dividend yield of 1.4%. (Analysts’ price target is $191.)

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Paul Macdonald

Chief Inve, Harvest Portfolios G...

Price Price
$173.390
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK

(Top Pick Mar 2/17, Up 39%) There is a move toward trying to reduce the per capita health care spending.  They are compressing their business and picking up a lot of CVS-N customers.  It is not terribly affected either way by a policy shift.  They return 50% of free cash flow to shareholders.  They have government contracts behind them.  It came off his list, but there is nothing wrong with them.

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(Top Pick Mar 2/17, Up 39%) There is a move toward trying to reduce the per capita health care spending.  They are compressing their business and picking up a lot of CVS-N customers.  It is not terribly affected either way by a policy shift.  They return 50% of free cash flow to shareholders.  They have government contracts behind them.  It came off his list, but there is nothing wrong with them.

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Cameron Hurst

Chief Inve, Equium Capital Manag...

Price Price
$165.340
Owned Owned
Yes

DON'T BUY

He is not adding to his holdings right now. The industry leader in terms of health insurance. The time when he really backed up the truck was in the early part of Mr. Obama’s administration when stocks were just begging to be picked up off the sidewalks. Since then, this company has done extremely well. For your healthcare exposure, he would be looking at the more traditional companies such as Abbott Labs, Pfizer’s, Merck’s, GlaxoSmithKline’s.

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He is not adding to his holdings right now. The industry leader in terms of health insurance. The time when he really backed up the truck was in the early part of Mr. Obama’s administration when stocks were just begging to be picked up off the sidewalks. Since then, this company has done extremely well. For your healthcare exposure, he would be looking at the more traditional companies such as Abbott Labs, Pfizer’s, Merck’s, GlaxoSmithKline’s.

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David Dietze

Founder, P, Point View Wealth Ma...

Price Price
$167.700
Owned Owned
Yes

PAST TOP PICK
UnitedHealth Group Inc(UNH-N) 

February 22, 2017

(A Top Pick June 22/16. Up 17.44%.) They are the dominant medical insurer. The transition from straight Medicare to Medicare Advantage will be a positive tailwind for them. There are some tax benefits coming down the pipeline that will be positive for them. The only US medical insurer that is integrated with its pharmacy benefit manager, which is proving to be positive.

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(A Top Pick June 22/16. Up 17.44%.) They are the dominant medical insurer. The transition from straight Medicare to Medicare Advantage will be a positive tailwind for them. There are some tax benefits coming down the pipeline that will be positive for them. The only US medical insurer that is integrated with its pharmacy benefit manager, which is proving to be positive.

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Paul Macdonald

Chief Inve, Harvest Portfolios G...

Price Price
$160.570
Owned Owned
Yes

HOLD
UnitedHealth Group Inc(UNH-N) 

February 17, 2017

A very high quality health care provider in the US.  If you want exposure there, it is one of the best companies to hold.  She likes healthcare as a secular theme due to the aging demographics.  There is not one specific reason why is has gone up recently.  Keep holding it.

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A very high quality health care provider in the US.  If you want exposure there, it is one of the best companies to hold.  She likes healthcare as a secular theme due to the aging demographics.  There is not one specific reason why is has gone up recently.  Keep holding it.

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Christine Poole

CEO & Mana, GlobeInvest Capital ...

Price Price
$157.620
Owned Owned
Unknown

COMMENT

Technically this has been doing okay, but it is currently testing its support level, and trading in a range right now. Historically, healthcare stocks at this time of year have underperformed the market. It is best not to be in the stock right now.

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Technically this has been doing okay, but it is currently testing its support level, and trading in a range right now. Historically, healthcare stocks at this time of year have underperformed the market. It is best not to be in the stock right now.

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Price Price
$133.920
Owned Owned
Unknown

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