CNBC's Final Trades: UnitedHealth Group, Berkshire Hathaway, Johnson & Johnson And This Agro Play In A 'Treacherous Market'

CNBC's Final Trades: UnitedHealth Group, Berkshire Hathaway, Johnson & Johnson And This Agro Play In A 'Treacherous Market'

On CNBC’s “Halftime Report Final Trades,” Stephanie Link of Hightower said UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH is the “number one player in managed care.” “We’re gonna see a lot of synergies, double-digit organic growth as well and the stock is down 7% from its high,” she added.

Josh Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management chose Berkshire Hathaway Inc BRK as his final trade. “I like this play both defensively and offensively,” he stated.

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Farr, Miller & Washington’s Michael Farr said he was buying Johnson & Johnson JNJ for the long term. The company offers “16 times earnings, 2.7% dividend,” he added.

Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners chose Deere & Company DE as his final trade. “It’s a treacherous market out there,” Lebenthal stated. The company offers “a good cushion to the downside,” he added. “At this valuation and with the fundamentals for agriculture right now, I feel like this is a very safe place to be,” Lebenthal further said.

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