Jensen Investment Management Has Trimmed By $461,600 Its Unitedhealth Group (UNH) Stake; Nordson (NDSN) SI Decreased By 7.94%

July 17, 2017 - By Migdalia James

Jensen Investment Management Inc decreased Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH) stake by 0.15% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. Jensen Investment Management Inc sold 2,885 shares as Unitedhealth Group Inc (UNH)’s stock rose 9.50%. The Jensen Investment Management Inc holds 1.94M shares with $310.06M value, down from 1.94M last quarter. Unitedhealth Group Inc now has $181.49 billion valuation. The stock increased 0.77% or $1.42 on July 14, reaching $186.9. About shares traded. UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) has risen 32.76% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.06% the S&P500.

Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) had a decrease of 7.94% in short interest. NDSN’s SI was 1.04 million shares in July as released by FINRA. Its down 7.94% from 1.13 million shares previously. With 478,200 avg volume, 2 days are for Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN)’s short sellers to cover NDSN’s short positions. The SI to Nordson Corporation’s float is 2.07%. The stock increased 0.03% or $0.04 on July 14, reaching $122.13. About shares traded. Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) has risen 72.22% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 55.52% the S&P500.

Analysts await UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) to report earnings on July, 18 before the open. They expect $2.38 EPS, up 21.43% or $0.42 from last year’s $1.96 per share. UNH’s profit will be $2.31B for 19.63 P/E if the $2.38 EPS becomes a reality. After $2.37 actual EPS reported by UnitedHealth Group Inc for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 0.42% EPS growth.

Among 22 analysts covering UnitedHealth Group (NYSE:UNH), 22 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 100% are positive. UnitedHealth Group had 40 analyst reports since September 2, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Stifel Nicolaus maintained UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) rating on Tuesday, June 27. Stifel Nicolaus has “Buy” rating and $18500 target. Argus Research upgraded the shares of UNH in report on Friday, July 22 to “Buy” rating. The stock has “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Wednesday, June 7. The firm has “Strong-Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 2 by Vetr. FBR Capital maintained UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) rating on Thursday, November 19. FBR Capital has “Outperform” rating and $130 target. Piper Jaffray initiated the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, January 4 with “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, July 13 with “Buy”. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, November 30 report. The firm has “Outperform” rating given on Wednesday, December 16 by Credit Suisse. Mizuho upgraded the shares of UNH in report on Wednesday, November 30 to “Buy” rating.

Since January 31, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 8 insider sales for $24.36 million activity. Shares for $8.37M were sold by BURKE RICHARD T. The insider HOOPER MICHELE J sold $2.56M. WILENSKY GAIL R sold $990,227 worth of UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) on Friday, June 2. BALLARD WILLIAM C JR sold $913,211 worth of stock.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.07 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.05, from 1.02 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 37 investors sold UNH shares while 473 reduced holdings. 135 funds opened positions while 411 raised stakes. 804.47 million shares or 1.08% more from 795.86 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Fulton State Bank Na holds 0.21% or 14,533 shares. Covington Inv Advisors owns 21,621 shares. Gradient Ltd Llc, Minnesota-based fund reported 470 shares. Patriot Wealth Management Incorporated reported 81,598 shares stake. Investec Asset Mngmt Limited holds 2.43 million shares. 457,151 are held by Cooke And Bieler Limited Partnership. Inverness Counsel Ny invested in 2.26% or 183,371 shares. Oak Ridge Ltd Liability Company invested in 115,546 shares or 0.6% of the stock. Fiera Cap Corp owns 0.57% invested in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) for 630,755 shares. Pinnacle Financial Prtnrs Inc holds 1.38% in UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE:UNH) or 40,013 shares. Parametric Port Ltd Liability holds 0.69% or 3.10 million shares in its portfolio. 2,625 are owned by Mcrae Mngmt. Mariner Wealth Advsr Ltd Liability Corp holds 19,898 shares or 0.15% of its portfolio. Braun Stacey Assoc owns 88,190 shares. Advisory Rech holds 0.07% or 27,352 shares in its portfolio.

Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures and markets differentiated products and systems used to dispense, apply and control adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, and other fluids, to test and inspect for quality, and to treat and cure surfaces. The company has market cap of $7.04 billion. The Company’s divisions include Adhesive Dispensing Systems, Advanced Technology Systems and Industrial Coating Systems. It has a 25.9 P/E ratio. The Adhesive Dispensing Systems segment delivers its precision dispensing and processing technology to various markets.

Since March 2, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 3 sales for $3.60 million activity. The insider Pembroke Jeffrey A sold $344,100. The insider KEANE JOHN J sold 23,600 shares worth $2.92M. PEET SHELLY sold $329,157 worth of Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) on Tuesday, March 7.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.18, from 1.11 in 2016Q3. It is positive, as 17 investors sold Nordson Corporation shares while 93 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 90 raised stakes. 37.14 million shares or 0.83% more from 36.84 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Neuberger Berman Limited Liability invested 0.21% of its portfolio in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Morgan Stanley reported 165,121 shares stake. Jaffetilchin Invest Prtn Llc owns 5,796 shares or 0.19% of their US portfolio. Daiwa Securities Gru has invested 0% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). California Pub Employees Retirement System holds 133,600 shares. The Ohio-based Cap Advisors Ltd Llc has invested 0.03% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Mason Street Lc holds 0.08% or 24,824 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund holds 4,637 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Gsa Capital Prtn Llp reported 2,088 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Howe Rusling has invested 0.1% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Ameriprise Inc has 0.01% invested in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Mcdaniel Terry Company has invested 6.47% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Incorporated stated it has 0.01% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). Riverhead Mngmt Ltd Com has invested 0.02% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN). New York-based Tiedemann Wealth Limited Liability has invested 0.04% in Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN).

Among 9 analysts covering Nordson (NASDAQ:NDSN), 6 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 67% are positive. Nordson had 25 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “” rating given on Wednesday, August 24 by Seaport Global. The firm earned “Overweight” rating on Wednesday, February 15 by KeyBanc Capital Markets. Wunderlich upgraded Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) on Thursday, January 7 to “Buy” rating. The rating was downgraded by Oppenheimer on Wednesday, August 24 to “Perform”. Barrington Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $125 target in Friday, December 16 report. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 18. The rating was maintained by SunTrust on Wednesday, August 24 with “Buy”. The stock has “Sector Perform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, December 14. Wunderlich maintained Nordson Corporation (NASDAQ:NDSN) rating on Monday, December 14. Wunderlich has “Hold” rating and $75 target. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, June 10 by Gabelli.

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