0.68 is Aetna Inc’s (NYSE:AET) Big Money Sentiment

June 27, 2018 - By Sarah Holford

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Positions for Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET)

“Big money sentiment for Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) in 2018 Q1 decreased to 0.68, according to SEC.gov filings. So its down -0.15, from 2017Q4’s 0.83. 286 hedge funds increased or opened new holdings, while 418 reduced and sold stock positions in Aetna Inc so the sentiment fall. Funds own 269.52 million shares, down from 275.71 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Aetna Inc in top 10 increased from 41 to 52 for an increase of 11. In total 83 funds closed positions, 335 reduced and 208 increased. Also 78 funds bought new Aetna Inc stakes.

Biggest Aetna Inc Investors

As of 2018 Q1 Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has 22.83% invested in Aetna Inc. As of 2018 Q1, 599,645 shares of Aetna Inc are owned by Twin Securities Inc.. Moreover, Argentiere Capital Ag reported 208,207 shares in Aetna Inc equivalent to 15.01% of its long stock exposure. Omni Partners Llp revealed 606,634 shares position in Aetna Inc. The New Jersey-based fund Redwood Capital Management Llc looks positive on Aetna Inc, owning 799,330 shares.

Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits firm in the United States.The company has $61.66 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions.The P/E ratio is 17.89. The Health Care segment offers medical, pharmacy benefit management service, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured and employer-funded basis.

AET is hitting $188.51 during the last trading session, after increased 0.23%.Currently Aetna Inc. is uptrending after 22.94% change in last June 27, 2017. AET has 197,809 shares volume. AET outperformed by 10.37% the S&P 500.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) is expected to reveal earnings on August, 2., as reported by RTT. The EPS diference is $0.30 or 8.77 % down from last years number. Previous year: $3.42; Analysts forcast: $3.12. If $3.12 is reported, AET’s profit will be $1.02 billion for 15.10 P/E. Wall Street now sees -2.19 % negative EPS growth despite Aetna Inc. last quarter’s EPS of $3.19.

Boothbay Fund Mngmt has invested 0.57% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj has invested 0.37% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Aviva Public Limited has invested 0.17% of its capital in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Cibc invested in 0.04% or 60,090 shs. Moreover, Verition Fund Lc has 1.12% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for 88,900 shs. 6,999 are owned by Cubic Asset Mngmt Lc. Scotia Capital holds 27,875 shs or 0.06% of its capital. Moreover, State Treasurer State Of Michigan has 0.13% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Twin Incorporated stated it has 599,645 shs or 17.39% of all its holdings. Great West Life Assurance Can accumulated 349,431 shs. Two Sigma Securities Llc, New York-based fund reported 7,173 shs. Spark Management Ltd Liability Corporation invested in 25,800 shs. Balyasny Asset Management Ltd Com holds 595,365 shs or 0.42% of its capital. First Commonwealth Fincl Corporation Pa accumulated 2,739 shs or 0.49% of the stock. Stratos Wealth Ptnrs Ltd has invested 0.05% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET).

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Ratings Coverage

A total of 8 analysts rate Aetna (NYSE:AET) as follows: 5 “Buy”, 3 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 63% are bullish. The firm has $212.0 highest and $19300 lowest target. The avg target $196.63 is 4.31% above the last ($188.51) price. (NYSE:AET) has 13 ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. On Monday, January 22 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Deutsche Bank. The stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold” on Tuesday, January 30. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock has “Buy” rating by Cowen & Co. In Friday, January 12 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. In Thursday, April 12 report Jefferies maintained the stock with “Hold” rating. In Monday, June 11 report Cantor Fitzgerald maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Wednesday, January 3 the company was upgraded by PiperJaffray. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm has “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse given. On Tuesday, May 1 the firm has “Buy” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald given. On Monday, May 14 the stock of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has “Neutral” rating given by Credit Suisse.

For more Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) news published recently go to: Seekingalpha.com, Fool.com, Seekingalpha.com, Bizjournals.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “Aetna launches new health insurance option in Michigan for small businesses” published on June 22, 2018, “6 Top Healthcare Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore” on June 27, 2018, “Here Comes The Next Biotech Revolution” with a publish date: June 26, 2018, “Time Warner-AT&T deal could pave way for CVS-Aetna acquisition” and the last “CVS And Aetna Are Changing The Healthcare Paradigm” with publication date: June 18, 2018.

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