AET : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Aetna Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday

    January 9, 2017
    Aetna will send its dividend payment on Jan. 27 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 12.
  2. Aetna CEO Takes Stand in DOJ Suit (AET)

    December 12, 2016
    Mark Bertolini defends the insurance giant’s decision to withdraw from the Obamacare exchanges next year.
  3. Trial Begins in DoJ Bid to Block Aetna/Humana Merger (AET, HUM)

    December 5, 2016
    Opening arguments began today in the antitrust suit to block Aetna's $34 billion acquisition of Humana.
  4. ACA, Medicare at Issue in Aetna-DOJ Case (AET)

    November 29, 2016
    In pretrial court filings this week, the health insurer squares off against DOJ claims that the merger will negatively impact ...
  5. Feds Hope to Halt Questioning by Aetna (AET)

    November 22, 2016
    Lawyers for the government ask judge to block Aetna’s deposition of acting CMS administrator in DOJ’s antitrust litigation. ...
  6. Aetna Soars on Trump Win (AET)

    November 16, 2016
    Market watchers believe the health insurance giant’s merger with Humana has a better chance of approval under a Trump administration.
  7. Aetna Projects ACA Exchange Loss of $350 Million (AET)

    November 9, 2016
    The health insurance giant is reducing its footprint in the state exchanges after projected loss blows past expectations. ...
  8. Aetna Expands ACO Model in Phoenix (AET)

    November 7, 2016
    In a joint venture with Banner Health, Aetna expands its offerings to large and small employers in more Arizona counties.
  9. Aetna Posts Profits, Beats Expectations (AET)

    November 6, 2016
    Aetna’s revenues and profits were up in the third quarter, but the company still faces massive losses on its Affordable Care ...
  10. Aetna Reports 3Q Earnings Thursday (AET)

    October 25, 2016
    The company set its FY16 guidance at $7.90 to $8.10 EPS; how will this quarter’s numbers stack up against the goal?
  11. Competition Fuels Aetna, Merck Deal (AET, MRK)

    October 14, 2016
    In an effort to boost sales of its diabetes drugs, Merck inks value-based contract to ensure preferred status with insurance ...
  12. Apple Watch Goes Corporate For Growth (AAPL, FIT)

    September 30, 2016
    Apple is finding huge growth opportunities by marketing the Apple Watch to America's biggest companies
  13. Top 5 Health Insurance Providers for the Self-Employed (HUM, ...

    September 14, 2016
    Under the ACA, the self-employed have more health insurance options than ever before. Find out which providers offer the ...
  14. AET: How Aetna's Stock Price Rose 13% in 6 Months

    September 14, 2016
    This review of an analysis of Aetna's stock price performance through the first part of 2016 explains the stock's general ...
  15. Top 10 Work From Home Jobs That Actually Pay the Bills (AMZN, ...

    September 3, 2016
    Work from home job opportunities are abundant as of 2016. Learn which well-known companies offer the best work at home jobs ...
  16. What Is a Special Enrollment Period, and Why Does It Matter?

    August 25, 2016
    Various life events and situations enable you to join a qualified health plan (QHP) offered through the marketplace or change ...
  17. Is the Affordable Care Act Failing?

    August 19, 2016
    Another big insurer has pulled out of Obamacare-mandated insurance exchanges. As competition dwindles, will healthcare reform ...
  18. Affordable Care Act Losses Continue to Mount for Insurers (AET, ...

    August 3, 2016
    Aetna becomes the latest insurer to announce losses for Affordable Care Act insurance plans.
  19. Molina to Buy Medicare Accounts From Aetna, Humana

    August 3, 2016
    One somewhat unexpected beneficiary of the planned merger between insurers Aetna (NYSE: AET) and Humana (NYSE: HUM) is managed ...
  20. Aetna Gets Offers for Medicare Plans (CNC,WCG)

    July 11, 2016
    Aetna getting interest from WellCare Health Plans and Centene for Medicare Advantage plans its trying to unload.
  21. Aetna, Humana Deal Facing Concerns (AET, HUM)

    July 8, 2016
    Humana shares tanked Thursday on concerns its merger with Aetna won't go through.
  22. Top 5 Positions in Billionaires' Portfolios (IBLN, HUM)

    May 9, 2016
    Discover the five largest holdings in the Direxion iBillionaire Index ETF, as well as two key challenges faced by the fund ...
  23. How Aetna and Humana Benefited from UnitedHealth's Decisions ...

    April 24, 2016
    Find out how industry giant UnitedHealth Group Inc. spurred an industry-wide change to how insurers are looking at future ...
  24. 5 Reasons to Pay Attention to UnitedHealth's Financials (UNH)

    March 28, 2016
    Find out why you should care about the financial statements for UnitedHealth Group, the nation's leading health carrier, ...
  25. Why UnitedHealth Took Longer to Enter the Public Exchange (UNH)

    March 28, 2016
    Discover why the country's largest insurer, UnitedHealth Group, was late to join the Obamacare public insurance exchanges, ...
  26. Portfolio Trends in 2016 (PRHSX)

    March 23, 2016
    Discover how the T. Rowe Price Health Sciences Fund is positioned in 2016, and learn what trends in the portfolio may help ...
  27. Federated Investors: Asset Manager Highlight (FII)

    March 21, 2016
    Take a closer look at the history and key players for Federated Investors, one of the largest investment management companies ...
  28. The World's Top 10 Health Care Companies (UNH, MDT)

    March 9, 2016
    Discover the world's top 10 health care companies according to market capitalization, including a brief summary of each.
  29. 4 Ways that the Presidential Election Will Affect Your Portfolio

    January 8, 2016
    Healthcare, pharmaceutical, energy and defense stocks could be impacted, as presidential campaign statements translate into ...
  30. How Aetna Makes Money in the Age of Obamacare (HUM, AET)

    December 2, 2015
    How Aetna, one of America's (and Canada's) biggest health insurers, combined private and governmental business to get huge. ...
  31. Health Insurance Providers Hit by Obamacare Fears

    November 20, 2015
    On Thursday, stocks of health-insurance companies plunged after investors became jittery about the long term profitability ...
  32. Declining Wedge Patterns and Stock Breakouts

    October 28, 2015
    The wedge is a versatile pattern. Trade it while the pattern is forming, and trade it when the breakout occurs. Here's four ...
  33. How does the role of Medicare/Medicaid affect the drugs sector ...

    July 27, 2015
    Read about the impact of Medicare and Medicaid on the drugs sector in the United States and how some doctors get rich by ...
  34. Humana and Aetna: Match Made in Heaven

    July 9, 2015
    Last week, Aetna Inc (AET) announced it will be acquiring Humana Inc (HUM).
  35. 7 Industries Benefiting From Obamacare

    June 23, 2015
    Though the medical industry fears government intrusion, certain sectors in healthcare will benefit from Obamacare in the ...
  36. How Obamacare Affected The Insurance Industry (AET, CI)

    June 16, 2015
    A look at the past five years shows that far from suffering at the expense of greater health benefits for average Americans, ...
  37. Top Healthcare Stocks Rallying Under Obamacare

    June 8, 2015
    The healthcare industry, bullish via Obamacare, has plenty of stocks with major upside.
  38. Harness Elliot Wave principles To Tap Market Trends

    January 7, 2015
    We can apply three easily understood Elliott Wave principles to a popular breakout strategy and watch how they improve market ...
  39. Should You Invest In Insurance Stocks?

    December 11, 2012
    Don't judge insurance stocks by looking at the latest catastrophe. Washington lawmakers can change the fate of insurance ...
  40. Bearish MACD Crossovers With A Positive Twist

    September 5, 2012
    These stocks are exhibiting bearish crossovers in their MACD readings, indicating potential short-term weakness, but also ...