Hitting 52 Week High, Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) Ends The Day At $208.84


Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET)

November 7th, 2018
With markets going up Aetna Inc closed the day up $1.86 Wednesday which equals a 0.90% jump, closing at $208.84. Furthermore it hit a new 52 week high of $209.75.

AET was outperformed by the rest of the Healthcare sector which went up 2.94%.
Aetna Inc is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 439 stocks that rose today. Weighted by market cap, AET represents about 0.23% of the S&P 500.

Analysis results from 16 analysts points to the possibility that Aetna Inc could fall somewhat (-0.14%), while Finbox has calculated (with medium uncertainty) a fair value price of $220.30.

Market Sectors

Wednesday saw an upward swing in all sectors of the market with Consumer Discretionary leading the charge with a 3.12% gain. Healthcare has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 13%. The biggest loss this year has been the Communication Services sector dropping 7.75%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 3.12% change.
  • Healthcare went up with a 2.94% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 2.88% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 1.93% change.
  • Materials went up with a 1.90% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 1.68% change.
  • Energy went up with a 1.61% change.
  • Financials went up with a 1.34% change.
  • Real Estate went up with a 1.14% change.
  • Utilities went up with a 1.08% change.
  • Consumer Staples went up with a 0.56% change.

Aetna is based in Hartford, United States of America. It was founded by Eliphalet Adams Bulkeley in 1853.

Aetna Inc Info

Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment offers medical, pharmacy benefit management service, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured and employer-funded basis. It also provides point-of-service, preferred provider organization, health maintenance organization, and indemnity benefit plans, as well as health savings accounts and consumer-directed health plans. In addition, this segment offers Medicare and Medicaid products and services, as well as other medical products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers’ compensation administrative services, and products that provide access to its provider networks in select geographies. The Group Insurance segment offers life insurance products, including group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life insurance, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which provide the benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. The Large Case Pensions segment manages various retirement products comprising pension and annuity products primarily for tax-qualified pension plans. The company provides its products and services to employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. Aetna Inc. was founded in 1853 and is based in Hartford, Connecticut.

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