Featured Stock Update: Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET)

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Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) currently has a “Buy” signals on Composite indicators by TrendSpotter. While the Short-Term Technical Indicators for the stock on 7-Day Average Directional Indicator shows “Buy” signal. 10 – 8 Day Moving Average Hilo Channel shows “Buy” signal. While 20-Day Moving Average VS Current Price shows “Buy” Signal.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) gained 0.08 Percent and closed its previous trading session at $193.78. The stock traded with the average Volume of 1.91 Million at the end of last session.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has the Market Capitalization of 63.52 Billion. The Stock has its 52-week High of $194.88 and 52-Week Low of $149.69 and it touched its 52-week high on 08/09/18 and 52-Week Low on 10/13/17

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The company reported its last earnings Actual EPS of $3.43/share. While, the analyst predicted that the company could provide an EPS of $3.04/share. Hence the difference between Predicted EPS and Actual EPS reported is $0.39/share which shows an Earnings Surprise of 12.8 Percent.

Sell side analysts plays vital role in buying and selling a stock where 2 analysts rated Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) as Buy, 0 analysts given Outperform signal, 5 reported Hold, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell.

The stock’s current distance from 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) is 2.28% where SMA50 and SMA200 are 3.89% and 7.9% respectively.

The company shows its Return on Assets (ROA) value of 6.1%. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 21.6%. While it’s Return on Investment (ROI) value is 9.9%.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) currently has a Weekly Volatility of 0.86% percent while its Monthly Volatility is at 1.15% percent. While talking about Performance of the Stock, Aetna Inc. currently has a Weekly performance of 3.6%, monthly performance percentage is 3.32 percent, Quarterly performance is 13.59 percent, 6 months performance shows a percent value of 8.87% and Yearly Performance is 24.55 percent.

Company Profile:

Aetna Inc. is one of the nation’s leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving the people with information and resources to help them make better informed decisions about their health care. Aetna offers a broad range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioural health, group life and disability plans, and medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, workers’ compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services. Aetna’s customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labour groups and expatriates.

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