Aetna Inc. (AET) Analysts See $1.18 EPS

About 1.36M shares traded. It has underperformed by 20.72% the S&P500.

Recently, In a research report released on Monday, 23 October, Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) shares have had their "Buy" Rating kept by research analysts at Cantor Fitzgerald, who now has a $175.0 price target on company. Aetna's revenue for the quarter was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts anticipate that Aetna will post 9.78 EPS for the current fiscal year. The Water Island Capital Llc holds 46,450 shares with $7.39M value, up from 38,750 last quarter. National Asset Management Inc. now owns 2,859 shares of the company's stock valued at $436,000 after purchasing an additional 119 shares during the last quarter. The stock decreased 0.46% or $0.84 during the last trading session, reaching $180.39. 1,287,800 shares of the company's stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 4,228,237. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has risen 28.84% since December 30, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.14% the S&P500. Roanoke Asset Corporation stated it has 2,000 shares or 0.15% of all its holdings. Tower Research Ltd Liability Company (Trc) has 0.01% invested in KT Corporation (NYSE:KT) for 12,809 shares. (NYSE:GPN). Hanseatic Mgmt Services invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Global Payments Inc. (NYSE:AET). Arrowgrass Cap Ptnrs (Us) Limited Partnership, a New York-based fund reported 6,433 shares. Advisors Asset Management stated it has 16,605 shares. Nippon Life Ins owns 14,174 shares. Hbk Invests Ltd Partnership reported 0.17% in Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC).

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.01, from 1.07 in 2017Q2.

Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) by 1.1% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. 80 funds opened positions while 232 raised stakes. Shelton Capital Management now owns 20,568 shares of the company's stock valued at $3,271,000 after purchasing an additional 15,743 shares during the last quarter.

Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) traded down 0.35% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $128.63. (NYSE:AET). Palisade Cap Limited Liability Nj owns 37,145 shares. Ibm Retirement Fund has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Boston Properties, Inc. Bowling Portfolio Mngmt Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0.64% or 26,679 shares. Intrust Bank Na bought 10,252 shares as the company's stock declined 1.46% while stock markets rallied. (NYSE:AET). Farmers Merchants holds 0% or 191 shares. Reliance Tru Of Delaware accumulated 0.09% or 15,056 shares. 144.01 million shares or 0.63% more from 143.12 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Kentucky Retirement Systems reported 0.24% in Aetna Inc.

South Dakota Investment Council decreased its stake in Aetna Inc New (AET) by 15.08% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Warren Averett Asset Mgmt Lc holds 0.08% of its portfolio in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has "Buy" rating given on Monday, December 18 by Wells Fargo. Mark Sheptoff Fincl Planning Limited Com stated it has 3,216 shares. (NYSE:AET) to report earnings on January, 30. (NYSE:AET) on Tuesday, September 8 to "Outperform" rating. The firm has a market capitalization of $58,838.17, a PE ratio of 33.41, a P/E/G ratio of 1.64 and a beta of 0.61. (NYSE:GPN) or 8,428 shares. Evercore initiated the shares of AET in report on Friday, September 23 with "Buy" rating. (NYSE:AET) rating on Monday, October 23. (NYSE:AET) news were published by: Prnewswire.com which released: "ALERT: Rowley Law PLLC is Investigating Proposed Acquisition of Aetna Inc." on December 04, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: "CVS & AETNA: Are The Risks Worth The Rewards?" published on December 11, 2017, Reuters.com published: "CVS closes in on deal to buy health insurer Aetna: source" on November 30, 2017. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 10 with "Buy". (NYSE:AET) has "Overweight" rating given on Wednesday, September 16 by JP Morgan. Macquarie Grp Inc Ltd stated it has 163,854 shares or 0.05% of all its holdings. Pillar Pacific Capital Mgmt Ltd Liability Com holds 1,637 shares. As per Wednesday, August 19, the company rating was maintained by Oppenheimer. (NYSE:AET) to report earnings on January, 30. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Robert W. Baird given on Monday, April 10. Therefore 38% are positive. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Raymond James given on Friday, November 3. Wolfe Research downgraded Aetna Inc.

Cadence Capital Management Llc, which manages about $4.62 billion and $1.60 billion US Long portfolio, upped its stake in Agnc Invt Corp by 15,104 shares to 48,773 shares, valued at $1.06M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. Jefferies has "Hold" rating and $14000 target. Aetna had 63 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Its down 0.40, from 1.24 in 2017Q2. (NYSE:AET) on Wednesday, June 7 with "Hold" rating. AET's profit would be $384.88M giving it 38.22 P/E if the $1.18 EPS is correct. Therefore 65% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, August 4 by Sterne Agee CRT. (NYSE:AET) earned "Hold" rating by Cantor Fitzgerald on Tuesday, October 31. The company was maintained on Thursday, July 13 by Cowen & Co. After $2.45 actual earnings per share reported by Aetna Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -51.84% negative EPS growth.

Since September 15, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 2 insider sales for $4.15 million activity. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Wednesday, December 6 by Argus Research. Lynch Karen S sold $2.47 million worth of stock. On Monday, September 11 Aliabadi Paymon sold $510,787 worth of Exelon Corporation (NYSE:EXC) or 13,333 shares.

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