UnitedHealth Group, CVS Health, Oracle, And This US Shale Oil Titan Ignite CNBC's 'Final Trades' Showdown

On CNBC’s "Halftime Report Final Trades," Stephen Weiss of Short Hills Capital Partners named UnitedHealth Group Incorporated UNH as his final trade.

Raymond James recently upgraded UnitedHealth Group from Outperform to Strong Buy and raised the price target from $615 to $630.

Joshua Brown of Ritholtz Wealth Management said there's a "breakout in progress" on Oracle Corporation ORCL.

Oracle announced plans to open a second cloud region in Singapore.

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Jim Lebenthal of Cerity Partners picked CVS Health Corporation CVS.

CVS Health said it expects to close on the acquisition of Signify Health Inc SGFY on or around March 29.

Jenny Harrington of Gilman Hill Asset Management said Pioneer Natural Resources Company PXD has an 11% dividend yield.

Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM is reportedly in early-stage discussions with Pioneer Natural Resources about a potential acquisition, the Wall Street Journal reported Friday.

Price Action: UnitedHealth shares rose 0.7% to close at $512.81, while Oracle rose 1.1% to settle at $95.92 on Thursday. Pioneer Natural Resources shares fell 1.1%, while CVS Health declined 0.3% during the session.

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