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

June 27, 2018 - By Susanne Funderburg

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“Big money” Positions

In Q1 2018 Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) big money sentiment decreased to 0.68, SEC.gov filings reveal. That’s down -0.15, from 2017Q4’s 0.83. 286 hedge funds increased or started new stock positions, while 418 sold and reduced holdings in Aetna Inc so the sentiment has dropped. These funds own 269.52 million shares, that’s 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.

Largest Aetna Inc Investors

As of Q1 2018 Michael & Susan Dell Foundation has 22.83% invested in Aetna Inc. Aetna Inc’s shareholder Twin Securities Inc. owns 599,645 shares as of Q1 2018. Furthermore, Argentiere Capital Ag reported 208,207 shares in Aetna Inc equivalent to 15.01% of its US long equity 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.

The stock increased 0.23% or $0.43 during the last trading session, hitting $188.51.Aetna Inc. has volume of 197,809 shares. Since June 27, 2017 AET has risen 22.94% and is uptrending. AET outperformed the S&P500 by 10.37%.

On August, 2 Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET)’s earnings release is awaited by WallStreet, Zacks reports. EPS of $3.12 is 8.77 % down from 2017’s $3.42 EPS. This could be $1.02B profit for AET assuming the current $3.12 EPS will become reality. After $3.19 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now predicts -2.19 % negative EPS growth of Aetna Inc..

Tokio Marine Asset Mgmt Limited owns 0.04% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for 1,207 shs. Bokf Na owns 8,559 shs for 0.04% of their capital. Impax Asset Management Ltd Liability Com holds 0.03% or 3,542 shs. Bryn Mawr Tru Company has 0.01% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for 1,298 shs. Ameritas Investment Ptnrs Inc has 0.05% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Atlantic Tru Group Lc invested in 918,139 shs. Kellner Limited Com invested in 35,100 shs. Sabal Trust reported 12,221 shs or 0.2% of all its holdings. Systematic Mgmt Ltd Partnership holds 5,940 shs. Raymond James Tru Na accumulated 6,106 shs. Intrust Comml Bank Na reported 8,012 shs. Mutual Of America Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 75,469 shs. 1,200 are held by Signalpoint Asset Mgmt. Sun Life Fin Inc reported 252 shs or 0% of all its holdings. State Bank Of Montreal Can holds 0.09% of its capital in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for 595,989 shs.

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, May 14 the firm has “Neutral” rating by Credit Suisse given. In Monday, June 11 report Cantor Fitzgerald maintained it with “Buy” rating and $20200 target. On Tuesday, January 30 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) with “Hold” rating. On Monday, January 22 Deutsche Bank upgraded Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) rating. Deutsche Bank has “Buy” rating and $212.0 target. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has “Overweight” rating given by PiperJaffray. The company rating was downgraded by Citigroup on Wednesday, January 31. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Tuesday, May 1 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, January 31 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Credit Suisse. On Friday, January 12 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Jefferies.

For more Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) news posted briefly go to: Seekingalpha.com, Fool.com, Seekingalpha.com, Bizjournals.com or Seekingalpha.com. The titles are as follows: “Here Comes The Next Biotech Revolution” posted on June 26, 2018, “6 Top Healthcare Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore” on June 27, 2018, “Aetna launches new health insurance option in Michigan for small businesses” with a publish date: June 22, 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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