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Short Call at News Buzzer: Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX), UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH)

Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE:BSX) [Trend Analysis] retains strong position in active trade, as shares scoring 0.19% to $23.19 in a active trade session, while looking at the shares volume, around 686447 shares have changed hands in this session. Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over BSX performance. Out of the pool of analysts 22 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 21 analysts having BUY in current month.  Majority ranked Overweight from the pool of analysts.

The next year first quarter EPS estimates trend for current period shows $0.27 while one month ago this estimate trend was for $0.27. EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $1.26 and for the one month was for $1.26 as compared to three months ago was for $1.24. Whereas, BSX received highest price target of 31 and low target of 19. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 27.17 as compared to current price of 23.19.

The firm has institutional ownership of 94%, while insider ownership included 0.20%. BSX attains analyst recommendation of 1.90 with week’s performance of -1.41%. Investors looking further ahead will note that the Price to next year’s EPS is 14.80%.

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (NYSE:UNH) [Trend Analysis] knocking active thrust in leading trading session, shares an increase of 0.54% to 134.91 with around 475617 shares have changed hands in this session. Finally, analysts shed their light over the UNH price targets; maintaining price high target of 184 while at average the price target was 160.41 in contrast with the current price of 134.96. The price targets are usually acts as the boosters or blasters in the performance of stock. A higher price target would definitely provide confidence to investors during the trading action, consideration given by Wall Street Journal.

So does the rankings given by analysts; let us highlight rankings table and we had 2no one recommending BUY ratings for current month and for previous month 20 stands on similar situation; while 3 for the current month as compared to 3 analysts recommending for HOLD from the pool for previous month. While 2 stands at overweight . For the overall, consensus ratings were for Buy.

The stock is going forward its fifty-two week low with 27.16% and lagging behind from its 52-week high price with -6.19%. Similar, the positive performance for the quarter recorded as -4.61% and for the year was 11.88%, while the YTD performance remained at 15.59%. UNH has Average True Range for 14 days of 2.08.


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