Aetna Company Profile (NYSE:AET)

About Aetna

Aetna logoAetna Inc. is a diversified healthcare benefits company. The Company operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment's products and services consist of medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health and vision plans offered on both an insured basis and an employer-funded, or administrative services contact, basis and emerging businesses products and services, such as accountable care solutions (ACS). The Group Insurance segment's products consist of Life Insurance Products, Disability Insurance Products and Long-Term Care Insurance Products. The Large Case Pensions segment manages a range of retirement products, (including pension and annuity products) primarily for tax-qualified pension plans. Its customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, healthcare providers (providers), Government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Medical
  • Industry: Health Care Plans
  • Sub-Industry: Managed Health Care
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AET
  • CUSIP: 00817Y10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $111.25
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $114.06
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $115.63
  • 52-Week Range: $92.42 - $123.57
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.41
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.63
  • P/E Growth: 1.18
  • Market Cap: $39.27B
  • Outstanding Shares: 350,799,000
  • Beta: 0.54
  • Net Margins: 3.89%
  • Return on Equity: 16.44%
  • Return on Assets: 4.69%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.13%
  • Current Ratio: 1.01%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.01%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Aetna (NYSE:AET) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.63)
Consensus Price Target: $132.77 (18.52% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Aetna (NYSE:AET)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageBuy$128.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHold$120.00View Rating Details
9/6/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/24/2016Leerink SwannReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
8/17/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/21/2016Wolfe ResearchDowngradeOutperform -> Peer PerformView Rating Details
6/16/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperform$142.00View Rating Details
6/14/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
6/2/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/29/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperform$140.00 -> $144.00View Rating Details
4/8/2016Cleveland ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutral$120.00View Rating Details
4/5/2016Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/3/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetOutperform$128.00 -> $129.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016WedbushLower Price TargetNeutral$130.00 -> $120.00View Rating Details
2/2/2016Oppenheimer Holdings Inc.Reiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
2/2/2016Cantor FitzgeraldReiterated RatingBuy$140.00View Rating Details
10/30/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price Target$144.00 -> $141.00View Rating Details
8/4/2015SusquehannaReiterated RatingBuy$135.00View Rating Details
7/30/2015Bank of America Corp.UpgradeNeutral -> Buy$132.00View Rating Details
7/8/2015Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/7/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingStrong-Buy$150.00View Rating Details
6/17/2015Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$122.00 -> $135.00View Rating Details
4/29/2015ArgusBoost Price TargetBuy$115.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details
12/12/2014Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$78.00 -> $88.00View Rating Details
12/12/2014Stifel NicolausBoost Price TargetBuy$90.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Aetna (NYSE:AET)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$2.03$15.71 billionListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$2.12$2.21$15.69 billion$15.95 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$2.23$2.30$15.46 billion$15.69 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2016Q415$1.21$1.37$14.93 billion$15.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$1.77$1.90$15.22 billion$15.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$1.82$2.05$15.43 billion$15.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2015Q115$1.96$2.39$15.48 billion$15.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$1.22$1.22$14.59 million$14.77 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q214$1.59$1.67$14.63 billion$14.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q114$1.61$1.69$13.98 billion$14.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q413$1.55$1.98$13.69 billion$13.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2014Q313$1.36$1.34$13.14 billion$13.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q213$1.53$1.53$12.89 billion$12.99 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$1.39$1.52$12.02 billion$11.56 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$1.38$1.50$9.65 billion$9.51 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.96$0.94$8.97 billion$8.96 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2012Q312$1.34$1.55$8.96 billion$8.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$1.25$1.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$1.39$1.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.96$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$1.14$1.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$1.07$1.35ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.97$1.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/4/2011$0.62$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Aetna (NYSE:AET)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.05 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.87 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20169$1.90$2.40$2.22
Q2 20167$2.05$2.23$2.14
Q3 20165$2.01$2.11$2.05
Q4 20165$1.46$1.56$1.50
Q1 20172$2.29$2.53$2.41
Q2 20172$2.26$2.37$2.32
Q3 20172$2.26$2.42$2.34
Q4 20172$1.67$1.74$1.71
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Aetna (NYSE:AET)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:0.89%
Dividend Growth:12.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:14.73% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
12.42% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
11.27% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Aetna (NYSE:AET)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Aetna (NYSE:AET)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 91.94%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/7/2016Jeffrey E. GartenDirectorSell7,100$116.51$827,221.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016Shawn M GuertinInsiderSell45,328$120.21$5,448,878.88View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Margaret M MccarthyEVPSell39,169$114.45$4,482,892.05View SEC Filing  
5/3/2016Mark T BertoliniCEOSell33,510$114.00$3,820,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/15/2016Gary W LovemanEVPBuy8,970$111.45$999,706.50View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Molly Joel CoyeDirectorSell1,175$106.28$124,879.00View SEC Filing  
12/23/2015Margaret M MccarthyEVPSell18,373$109.97$2,020,478.81View SEC Filing  
12/22/2015Mark T. BertoliniCEOSell26,996$110.00$2,969,560.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2015Joseph M ZubretskyEVPSell179,087$118.66$21,250,463.42View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015Franklin Barbara HackmanDirectorSell2,064$118.47$244,522.08View SEC Filing  
3/31/2015Joseph M ZubretskyEVPSell200,000$107.96$21,592,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/27/2015Joseph M ZubretskyEVPSell86,958$107.24$9,325,375.92View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Joseph M ZubretskyInsiderSell162,066$106.98$17,337,820.68View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Margaret M MccarthyEVPSell27,670$106.04$2,934,126.80View SEC Filing  
3/25/2015Franklin Barbara HackmanDirectorSell3,000$108.75$326,250.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2015William James CasazzaVPSell14,000$105.07$1,470,980.00View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Molly Joel CoyeDirectorSell2,500$100.27$250,675.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2015Rajan ParmeswarVPSell5,300$95.60$506,680.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2014Molly Joel CoyeDirectorSell1,650$80.60$132,990.00View SEC Filing  
6/12/2014William James CasazzaVPSell15,906$80.58$1,281,705.48View SEC Filing  
5/27/2014Franklin Barbara HackmanDirectorSell2,665$77.26$205,897.90View SEC Filing  
2/19/2014Rajan ParmeswarVPSell3,600$69.46$250,056.00View SEC Filing  
12/30/2013Mark BertoliniCEOSell130,272$68.08$8,868,917.76View SEC Filing  
12/27/2013William James CasazzaVPSell10,299$68.25$702,906.75View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013William James CasazzaVPSell15,745$64.66$1,018,071.70View SEC Filing  
6/18/2013William James CasazzaVPSell40,598$62.00$2,517,076.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Molly Joel CoyeDirectorSell2,000$60.38$120,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Joseph P NewhouseDirectorSell14,000$59.15$828,100.00View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013Rajan ParmeswarVPSell1,435$60.13$86,286.55View SEC Filing  
2/6/2013Karen RohanVPBuy4,035$49.53$199,853.55View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Aetna (NYSE:AET) Chart for Monday, October, 24, 2016

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