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Aetna Inc.

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10-30-2018 08-02-2018 05-01-2018 01-30-2018 10-31-2017 08-03-2017 05-02-2017
Actual EPS 2.96 3.43 3.19 1.25 2.45 3.42 2.71
Consensus EPS 2.84 3.07 2.97 1.18 2.06 2.34 2.36
Estimated EPS 2.84 3.07 2.97 1.18 2.06 2.34 2.36
Number of Estimates 9 9 9 9 12 10 11
EPS Surprise $0.12 $0.36 $0.22 $0.07 $0.39 $1.08 $0.35

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Aetna Inc is a diversified health care benefits company. The company offers traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, and behavioral health.

Market Cap: 62.6 Billion

Primary Exchange: New York Stock Exchange

Website: http://www.aetna.com

Shares Outstanding: 326 Million

Float: 325 Million

Dividend: 2.0 (1.04%)

Beta: 0.616803

Sector: Healthcare

Industry: Health Care Plans

Short Interest (Jan 12, 2018): 3.32 Million

Ethical Flags

Longest drawdown: 362 trading days

From: 2015-06-25 To: 2016-11-30

Lowest Point:

Stocks To Watch: Tencent Music, Starbucks And Under Armour In Focus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 09:31:22:000

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Stocks To Watch: Tencent Music, Starbucks And Under Armour In Focus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 09:31:22:000

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Stocks To Watch: Tencent Music, Starbucks And Under Armour In Focus

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-08 09:31:22:000

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Walgreens expands grocery experiment with 'Kroger Express' shops inside test locations

via: CNBC at 2018-12-04 10:00:00:000

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Walgreens expands grocery experiment with 'Kroger Express' shops inside test locations

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Walgreens expands grocery experiment with 'Kroger Express' shops inside test locations

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via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:39:05:000

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Sterling Rallies On Latest Brexit Development (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

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Sterling Rallies On Latest Brexit Development (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:39:05:000

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Sterling Rallies On Latest Brexit Development (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:39:05:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: Sterling Rallies On Latest Brexit Development

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:01:34:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: Sterling Rallies On Latest Brexit Development

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Wall Street Breakfast: Sterling Rallies On Latest Brexit Development

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-12-04 07:01:34:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: Sterling Rallies On Latest Brexit Development

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World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 07:49:01:000

Today's Top Stories: Crude oil prices drop below $50 a barrel for the first time since October 2017; U.S. stock index futures are pulling back after a stellar session on Wednesday, and after a decade at the helm of Unilever (UL), CEO Paul Polman has announced his retirement. If you … read more...

World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 07:49:01:000

Today's Top Stories: Crude oil prices drop below $50 a barrel for the first time since October 2017; U.S. stock index futures are pulling back after a stellar session on Wednesday, and after a decade at the helm of Unilever (UL), CEO Paul Polman has announced his retirement. If you … read more...

World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 07:49:01:000

Today's Top Stories: Crude oil prices drop below $50 a barrel for the first time since October 2017; U.S. stock index futures are pulling back after a stellar session on Wednesday, and after a decade at the helm of Unilever (UL), CEO Paul Polman has announced his retirement. If you … read more...

World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 07:49:01:000

Today's Top Stories: Crude oil prices drop below $50 a barrel for the first time since October 2017; U.S. stock index futures are pulling back after a stellar session on Wednesday, and after a decade at the helm of Unilever (UL), CEO Paul Polman has announced his retirement. If you … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 06:59:57:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 06:59:57:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 06:59:57:000

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Wall Street Breakfast: World Economy On Display At G20 Summit

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-30 06:59:57:000

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CVS-Aetna Ticks All The Right Boxes For Long-Term Investors

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-29 09:26:52:000

Since late 2016, shares in CVS Health ( CVS ) have generally lagged the healthcare sector ( XLV ), trading within a sideways channel for many months, between $68-$79. The shares are currently trading at the top of the channel, closing Tuesday at $79.50. Headquartered in Woonsocket, Rhode Isl… read more...

CVS Health Completes Acquisition of Aetna, Marking Start of Transforming Consumer Health Experience

via: PR Newswire at 2018-11-28 10:55:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company that is leading the transformation of health care, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET), establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation compan… read more...

CVS Health Completes Acquisition of Aetna, Marking Start of Transforming Consumer Health Experience

via: PR Newswire at 2018-11-28 10:55:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company that is leading the transformation of health care, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET), establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation compan… read more...

CVS creates new health-care giant as $69 billion merger with Aetna officially closes

via: CNBC at 2018-11-28 10:52:00:000

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CVS creates new health-care giant as $69 billion merger with Aetna officially closes

via: CNBC at 2018-11-28 10:52:00:000

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CVS Health Completes Acquisition of Aetna, Marking the Start of Transforming the Consumer Health Experience

via: PR Newswire at 2018-11-28 10:50:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company that is leading the transformation of health care, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET), establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. … read more...

CVS Health Completes Acquisition of Aetna, Marking the Start of Transforming the Consumer Health Experience

via: PR Newswire at 2018-11-28 10:50:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (NYSE: CVS), a company that is leading the transformation of health care, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET), establishing CVS Health as the nation's premier health innovation company. … read more...

M&A Updates: Sibanye/Lonmin Conditional Approval By Tribunal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-27 10:09:13:000

As expected, international pharma merger between Takeda( OTCPK:TKPYY )/Shire( SHPG ) has received the green light from EU , which was the last regulatory requirement. Now the eyes are set on the Takedas shareholder meeting that is planned on the 5th of December. Takeda is positive o… read more...

Lamb Weston Holdings, Maxim Integrated Products and Diamondback Energy Set to Join S&P 500; Others to Join S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600

via: PR Newswire at 2018-11-26 18:48:00:000

NEW YORK , Nov. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices will make the following changes to the S&P 500, S&P MidCap 400 and S&P SmallCap 600 prior to the open of trading on Monday, December 3 : S&P MidCap 400 constituent Lamb Weston Holdings Inc. (NYSE:LW) wi… read more...

ADUS, LW, MXIM, FANG, PEB moving on S&P index changes

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 17:38:35:000

Addus HomeCare (NASDAQ: ADUS ) is up 2.9% in late trading on news of moving into the S&P SmallCap 600 . More news on: Addus HomeCare Corporation, CACI International Inc, Lamb Weston Holdings, Inc., Stocks on the move, Energy stocks news, Healthcare stocks news, Financial stocks news… read more...

Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-26 10:05:28:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Ole Andreas Halvorsens 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Viking Globals regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen… read more...

CVS, Aetna expect their roughly $69 billion deal to close within days

via: CNBC at 2018-11-26 09:38:00:000

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Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-24 04:56:54:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins' 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins' regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio artic… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-24 04:56:54:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins' 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins' regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio artic… read more...

Hedge funds are in a 'vicious downward cycle' as their favorite stocks badly trail market

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 13:15:00:000

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Hedge funds are in a 'vicious downward cycle' as their favorite stocks badly trail market

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 13:15:00:000

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Hedge funds are in a 'vicious downward cycle' as their favorite stocks badly trail market

via: CNBC at 2018-11-21 13:15:00:000

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WSJ: Walgreens, Humana discussing stakes in each other

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 15:53:41:000

Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA -2.9% ) and Humana ( HUM -2.4% ) are in early talks to take equity stakes in each other , the latest potential tie-up in the quickly shifting sands around drugstores and insurers. More news on: CVS Health Corporation, Aetna, Inc., Walgreens Boots Allianc… read more...

Hudson Headwaters joins Aetna's New York network in Adirondack, North Country and Glens Falls region

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-20 08:40:00:000

Hudson Headwaters Health Network and Aetna (NYSE: AET ) announced today a new agreement adding Hudson Headwaters system of 17 community health centers in the Adirondacks, North Country and Glens Falls region to Aetnas New York network. Hudson Headwaters provides primary care… read more...

Tracking John Paulson's Paulson & Company Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-20 07:19:53:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to John Paulsons 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Paulsons regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking John Paulsons Paulson & Co… read more...

CVS now expects Aetna acquisition to close after Thanksgiving

via: CNBC at 2018-11-20 06:33:00:000

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Tracking George Soros's Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-19 07:10:02:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to George Soross 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on George Soross regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Soros Fund Management Holdings ar… read more...

Top Merger Stocks Held By Fund Managers, Mid-Q4 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 08:54:26:000

The latest Form 13F's have been filed and as I do every quarter I compile the top holdings of 41 funds that are investors in M&A. I then present the top 10 here on Seeking Alpha. My rules: I only count a stock if it is at least 1% of the fund's portfolio. I only include stocks that… read more...

Top Merger Stocks Held By Fund Managers, Mid-Q4 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 08:54:26:000

The latest Form 13F's have been filed and as I do every quarter I compile the top holdings of 41 funds that are investors in M&A. I then present the top 10 here on Seeking Alpha. My rules: I only count a stock if it is at least 1% of the fund's portfolio. I only include stocks that… read more...

Top Merger Stocks Held By Fund Managers, Mid-Q4 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-15 08:54:26:000

The latest Form 13F's have been filed and as I do every quarter I compile the top holdings of 41 funds that are investors in M&A. I then present the top 10 here on Seeking Alpha. My rules: I only count a stock if it is at least 1% of the fund's portfolio. I only include stocks that… read more...

Buy UnitedHealth Group After The Dip

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-14 14:53:23:000

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated ( UNH ) rallied 5% after Democrats took control of the US House. But after topping around $277 on November 12, investors seeking exposure to the healthcare plan business should take another look at this stock. At a fairly valued multiple of 23 times earnings… read more...

Aetna Offers Assistance to Members Affected by Wildfires in California

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-13 12:15:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering resources to members who have been affected by the wildfires in Ventura, Los Angeles, and Butte counties in California. Aetna members can refill their prescriptions early, if needed. Members who use Aetnas mail-order pharmacy can either get a pre… read more...

Aetna Announces the 2018 Voices of Health Competition Winners

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-13 10:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced the winners of the 2018 Voices of Health competition celebrating local non-profit organizations working to address social determinants of health in their communities. Sixty-three non-profits in Atlanta, Columbus, Houston, Philadelphia, Jacksonville, S… read more...

Aetna Medicare HMO Plans in Iowa Awarded High-Quality Rating

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 10:00:00:000

Aetna Medicare HMO contract awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Aetnas (NYSE: AET ) Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) HMO plan serving the state of Iowa has been awarded 4.5 stars out of 5 by CMS for the 2019 Star Rat… read more...

Aetna Medicare HMO Plans in Maine Awarded High-Quality Rating

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 10:00:00:000

Aetna Medicare HMO contract awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Aetnas (NYSE: AET ) Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) HMO plan serving the state of Maine has been awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by CMS for the 2019 Star … read more...

Aetna Medicare HMO Plans in Florida Awarded High-Quality Rating

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 10:00:00:000

Aetna Medicare HMO contract awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Aetnas (NYSE: AET ) Florida Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) HMO plan has been awarded 4.5 stars by CMS for the 2019 Star Ratings. CMS uses a five-s… read more...

Aetna Medicare HMO Plans in Pennsylvania Awarded High-Quality Rating

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 10:00:00:000

Aetna Medicare HMO contract awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Aetnas (NYSE: AET ) Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) HMO plan serving the state of Pennsylvania has been awarded 4.5 stars out of 5 by CMS for the 2019 … read more...

Aetna Medicare HMO Plans in Connecticut Awarded High-Quality Rating

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-12 10:00:00:000

Aetna Medicare HMO contract awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Aetnas (NYSE: AET ) Medicare Advantage Prescription Drug (MAPD) HMO plan serving the state of Connecticut (CT) has been awarded 4.5 stars (out of 5) by CMS for the… read more...

Vulcan Value Partners Quarterly Letter Q3 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 05:15:00:000

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Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q3 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-12 05:06:01:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams' 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams' regulatory 13F Form filed on 11/09/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management article for an idea … read more...

Aetna Expands Accountable Care Product in North Carolina with Addition of Cone Health, Triad HealthCare Network

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-07 08:00:00:000

Grows Aetna Whole Health collaboration with Duke Health and WakeMed Health & Hospitals Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced it has added Cone Health and Triad HealthCare Network (THN) to its accountable care product, effective immediately. Triad HealthCare Network is a … read more...

Aetna Expands Accountable Care Product in North Carolina with Addition of Cone Health, Triad HealthCare Network

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-07 08:00:00:000

Grows Aetna Whole Health collaboration with Duke Health and WakeMed Health & Hospitals Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced it has added Cone Health and Triad HealthCare Network (THN) to its accountable care product, effective immediately. Triad HealthCare Network is a … read more...

Aetna Expands Accountable Care Product in North Carolina with Addition of Cone Health, Triad HealthCare Network

via: Business Wire at 2018-11-07 08:00:00:000

Grows Aetna Whole Health collaboration with Duke Health and WakeMed Health & Hospitals Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced it has added Cone Health and Triad HealthCare Network (THN) to its accountable care product, effective immediately. Triad HealthCare Network is a … read more...

Conduent To Acquire Health Solutions Plus For Payer Software

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-06 14:14:32:000

Quick Take Conduent ( CNDT ) announced it has agreed to acquire Health Solutions Plus for an undisclosed amount. Health Solutions Plus provides healthcare payer administration software. CNDT is acquiring HSP for its capabilities relative to expected continued growth trajectory in M… read more...

CVS to test stores with added health services early next year after Aetna deal closes

via: CNBC at 2018-11-06 09:31:00:000

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CVS tops earnings, revenue estimates, says it expects Aetna acquisition to close before Thanksgiving

via: CNBC at 2018-11-06 07:07:00:000

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Game Plan For The Week - Cramer's Mad Money (11/2/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-05 07:38:34:000

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Friday , November 2. "This market punishes you for having too much conviction. When we get too negative, we're blindsided by positive developments. When we get too optimistic, we get hit with days like tod… read more...

10 Arbitrage Stocks To Buy As Market Wobbles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 12:38:15:000

October has been a scary month for stocks. Indexes in the United States have fallen by double digits and many quality individual stocks are off between 20% and 60%. One traditional place to hide out in volatile times has been in merger arbitrage equities. As long as a deal closes the rate… read more...

10 Arbitrage Stocks To Buy As Market Wobbles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 12:38:15:000

October has been a scary month for stocks. Indexes in the United States have fallen by double digits and many quality individual stocks are off between 20% and 60%. One traditional place to hide out in volatile times has been in merger arbitrage equities. As long as a deal closes the rate… read more...

10 Arbitrage Stocks To Buy As Market Wobbles

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-11-01 12:38:15:000

October has been a scary month for stocks. Indexes in the United States have fallen by double digits and many quality individual stocks are off between 20% and 60%. One traditional place to hide out in volatile times has been in merger arbitrage equities. As long as a deal closes the rate… read more...

CVS is testing a membership program as Amazon pushes into prescription drugs

via: CNBC at 2018-10-31 00:01:00:000

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Aetna Q3 revenues up 3%; non-GAAP EPS up 21%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 07:49:17:000

Aetna ( AET ) Q3 results: Revenues: $15,484M (+3.3%); Premiums: $13,237M (-0.3%); Fees and other revenue: $2,068M (+43.3%); Net investment income: $202M (-13.3%). More news on: Aetna, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Aetna beats by $0.13, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-30 06:32:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ): Q3 Non-GAAP EPS of $2.96 beats by $0.13 ; GAAP EPS of $3.03 beats by $0.26 . More news on: Aetna, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Aetna Reports Third-Quarter 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-30 06:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced third-quarter 2018 net income (1) of $1.0 billion, or $3.03 per share. Adjusted earnings (2) for third-quarter 2018 were $977 million, or $2.96 per share. Aetna's performance for the nine months ended September 30, 2018 resulted in net income of $3.4 billion, or… read more...

Notable earnings before Tuesday's open

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 17:30:46:000

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Most Important Earnings To Watch This Week

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-29 12:13:01:000

We're smack dab in the middle of earnings season right now, and below is a list of the 40 largest companies set to report Q3 numbers this week. For each stock, we include a number of key data points that you won't find in most earnings calendars. Data points like historical earnings and revenu… read more...

Interactive Brokers - U.S. Fixed Income Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 11:23:53:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the week beginning October 29. Note : This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on October 25, 2018. The analysis in this material is provided for i… read more...

Interactive Brokers - U.S. Fixed Income Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 11:23:53:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the week beginning October 29. Note : This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on October 25, 2018. The analysis in this material is provided for i… read more...

Interactive Brokers - U.S. Fixed Income Calendar: The Week Ahead

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-26 11:23:53:000

Interactive Brokers senior market analyst Steven Levine provides some highlights for what to look for in the week beginning October 29. Note : This material was originally published on IBKR Traders' Insight on October 25, 2018. The analysis in this material is provided for i… read more...

These 10 companies are helping employees pay off their student loans

via: CNBC at 2018-10-24 10:51:00:000

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These 10 companies are helping employees pay off their student loans

via: CNBC at 2018-10-24 10:51:00:000

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M&A Updates And New Deals: Two Cannabis Industry Mergers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-23 09:38:12:000

Interestingly, Linde ( OTCPK:LNAGF ) has denied this report , which stated that FTC has given a verbal approval of their deal with Praxair ( PX ) and has no such information. We should hear more news shortly as the deadline is only a few days away (24th of Oct.). As exp… read more...

Aetna Announces Biggest Medicare Advantage Expansion in Its History

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-22 08:30:00:000

Aetnas 2019 Medicare plans offer enhanced benefits and greater value Aetna (NYSE: AET ) announced its 2019 Medicare plans, featuring expanded plan options with low or $0 monthly plan premiums in many areas, enhanced benefits and a more personalized member experience. &#x2… read more...

A SWAN (Sleep Well At Night) Amid The Swoon?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-20 09:00:00:000

DGI (Dividend Growth Investing) generally means that you invest in a set of dividend-paying stocks that grow their dividend payout year after year. If you are still in the accumulation phase, reinvest (drip) the dividends, which results in more shares and higher future income. With each passin… read more...

A SWAN (Sleep Well At Night) Amid The Swoon?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-20 09:00:00:000

DGI (Dividend Growth Investing) generally means that you invest in a set of dividend-paying stocks that grow their dividend payout year after year. If you are still in the accumulation phase, reinvest (drip) the dividends, which results in more shares and higher future income. With each passin… read more...

New York threatens to block CVS-Aetna tie-up - NY Post

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-19 07:46:21:000

The New York Post reports that NY Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria Vullo is threatening to stop the CVS-Aetna merger if the companies do not commit to holding insurance premiums steady in the state and its pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) submit to state regulation. Mo… read more...

Connecticut Insurance Commish backs CVS-Aetna tie-up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-18 09:00:45:000

The Connecticut Insurance Commissioner Katherine Wade has signed off on CVS Health's (NYSE: CVS ) planned takeover of Aetna (NYSE: AET ), contingent on the latter divesting its Medicare prescription drug businesses. More news on: CVS Health Corporation, Aetna, Inc., Healthcare stocks new… read more...

Aetna to Announce Third-Quarter 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-16 17:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced that third-quarter 2018 results will be made public on Tuesday, October 30, at 6:30 a.m. ET. Given the pending transaction with CVS Health, Aetna will not host a conference call in conjunction with its earnings release. About Aetna Aetna is one of th… read more...

Aetna to Announce Third-Quarter 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-16 17:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced that third-quarter 2018 results will be made public on Tuesday, October 30, at 6:30 a.m. ET. Given the pending transaction with CVS Health, Aetna will not host a conference call in conjunction with its earnings release. About Aetna Aetna is one of th… read more...

Walgreens wants to be seen as a health-care company, not just a retailer

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 16:08:00:000

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Walgreens wants to be seen as a health-care company, not just a retailer

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 16:08:00:000

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Merger Arbitrage Mondays - October 15, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:50:57:000

Merger activity increased last week with eight new deals announced and four pending deals closing. Deal Statistics: New Deals: The acquisition of Rowan Companies (RDC) by Ensco (ESV) for $3.44 billion in an all stock deal. Under the terms of the transaction agreement, Rowan sh… read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - October 15, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:50:57:000

Merger activity increased last week with eight new deals announced and four pending deals closing. Deal Statistics: New Deals: The acquisition of Rowan Companies (RDC) by Ensco (ESV) for $3.44 billion in an all stock deal. Under the terms of the transaction agreement, Rowan sh… read more...

Brunch, Craft Beer & Investing: Embracing Volatility & Managing Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:14:07:000

Welcome to the Brunch, Craft Beer, and Investing Portfolio Review. If you've been here before, you know the holdings have nothing to do with brunch or craft beer. These are just hobbies of mine. My last portfolio review will give you a brief overview of the portfolio's origins, goals, and ev… read more...

Brunch, Craft Beer & Investing: Embracing Volatility & Managing Risk

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-16 08:14:07:000

Welcome to the Brunch, Craft Beer, and Investing Portfolio Review. If you've been here before, you know the holdings have nothing to do with brunch or craft beer. These are just hobbies of mine. My last portfolio review will give you a brief overview of the portfolio's origins, goals, and ev… read more...

UnitedHealth shares rise after posting a 28% rise in third-quarter profit

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 07:00:00:000

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UnitedHealth shares rise after posting a 28% rise in third-quarter profit

via: CNBC at 2018-10-16 07:00:00:000

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CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo doesn't want to leave any 'white space' for Amazon to disrupt

via: CNBC at 2018-10-15 15:06:00:000

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Stocks Holding Up Market

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-15 10:02:22:000

In companion article " The Hidden Bear Market ," I showed that nearly one-third of the S&P 500 ( SPY ) constituents are trading in bear market territory - less than 20% from their 52-week high. Given the breadth of companies trading significantly off recent highs, and with the S&P 500 … read more...

Walgreens: High Yielder

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-14 19:10:56:000

Walgreens Boots Alliance ( WBA ) has traded mixed following FQ4 results as the company failed to dissuade the biggest fears in the market. A solid EPS beat was offset by a big revenue miss. The market automatically fears Amazon ( AMZN ) somehow already taking market share, but the opport… read more...

The surprising way office yoga helped Aetna's CEO raise his company's minimum wage

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 08:45:00:000

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The surprising way office yoga helped Aetna's CEO raise his company's minimum wage

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 08:45:00:000

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The surprising way office yoga helped Aetna's CEO raise his company's minimum wage

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 08:45:00:000

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M&A Updates: Green Light For CVS/Aetna

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 08:44:25:000

I would like to believe that GOV/SIR deal will go through, especially as it is orchestrated by the same RMR Group (parent of both companies), however I do not see how it can be approved by GOV shareholders given the unfair dividend cut. The situation going on between Tribune Publishing and… read more...

M&A Updates: Green Light For CVS/Aetna

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 08:44:25:000

I would like to believe that GOV/SIR deal will go through, especially as it is orchestrated by the same RMR Group (parent of both companies), however I do not see how it can be approved by GOV shareholders given the unfair dividend cut. The situation going on between Tribune Publishing and… read more...

M&A Updates: Green Light For CVS/Aetna

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-12 08:44:25:000

I would like to believe that GOV/SIR deal will go through, especially as it is orchestrated by the same RMR Group (parent of both companies), however I do not see how it can be approved by GOV shareholders given the unfair dividend cut. The situation going on between Tribune Publishing and… read more...

Walmart makes reducing health-care costs a top priority - for customers, too

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 07:00:00:000

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Walmart makes reducing health-care costs a top priority - for customers, too

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 07:00:00:000

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Walmart makes reducing health-care costs a top priority - for customers, too

via: CNBC at 2018-10-12 07:00:00:000

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Stocks making the biggest move premarket: DAL, WBA, SQ, FLR, AAPL & more

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 07:44:00:000

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Walgreens Boots Alliance shares fall as sales growth disappoints

via: CNBC at 2018-10-11 07:05:00:000

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Aetna Offers Assistance Ahead of Hurricane Michael

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-10 13:27:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering resources to members who may be impacted by Hurricane Michael in Alabama, Florida and Georgia. Aetna members can refill their prescriptions early, if needed. Those members who use Aetnas mail-order pharmacy can either get a prescription at an alter… read more...

CVS Health Acquisition of Aetna Moving Forward on Agreement with U.S. Department of Justice

via: PR Newswire at 2018-10-10 10:58:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) that allows it to proceed with its proposed acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET). DOJ clearance is a key milestone towar… read more...

DOJ gives preliminary approval to CVS merger with Aetna, changing how consumers access health care

via: CNBC at 2018-10-10 10:46:00:000

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DOJ approval of CVS $69 billion merger with Aetna is expected as soon as Wednesday

via: CNBC at 2018-10-10 10:39:00:000

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M&A Updates: Patience Is The Key For Digirad/Aetrium Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 10:59:50:000

Take a look at Digirad/ATRM deal, which Ive also added to my followed deals. It is a super small transaction as ATRMs market cap is only $1.3m (as at October 4), so it is surprising that it is a public company in the first place. Both stocks are illiquid, however I believe a … read more...

M&A Updates: Patience Is The Key For Digirad/Aetrium Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 10:59:50:000

Take a look at Digirad/ATRM deal, which Ive also added to my followed deals. It is a super small transaction as ATRMs market cap is only $1.3m (as at October 4), so it is surprising that it is a public company in the first place. Both stocks are illiquid, however I believe a … read more...

M&A Updates: Patience Is The Key For Digirad/Aetrium Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 10:59:50:000

Take a look at Digirad/ATRM deal, which Ive also added to my followed deals. It is a super small transaction as ATRMs market cap is only $1.3m (as at October 4), so it is surprising that it is a public company in the first place. Both stocks are illiquid, however I believe a … read more...

M&A Updates: Patience Is The Key For Digirad/Aetrium Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 10:59:50:000

Take a look at Digirad/ATRM deal, which Ive also added to my followed deals. It is a super small transaction as ATRMs market cap is only $1.3m (as at October 4), so it is surprising that it is a public company in the first place. Both stocks are illiquid, however I believe a … read more...

M&A Updates: Patience Is The Key For Digirad/Aetrium Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-05 10:59:50:000

Take a look at Digirad/ATRM deal, which Ive also added to my followed deals. It is a super small transaction as ATRMs market cap is only $1.3m (as at October 4), so it is surprising that it is a public company in the first place. Both stocks are illiquid, however I believe a … read more...

Kroger and Walgreens launch pilot program to pick up groceries at the pharmacy

via: CNBC at 2018-10-02 08:07:00:000

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Kroger and Walgreens launch pilot program to pick up groceries at the pharmacy

via: CNBC at 2018-10-02 08:07:00:000

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Kroger and Walgreens launch pilot program to pick up groceries at the pharmacy

via: CNBC at 2018-10-02 08:07:00:000

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The Aetna Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million in Grants to Help Improve Health in Communities Nationwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-02 08:00:00:000

As part of its continued commitment to address social determinants of health (SDOH), the Aetna Foundation today announced it has awarded more than $2.4 million in grants to 25 nonprofits across the U.S. as part of its larger Building Healthy Communities initiative. The funding was announced … read more...

The Aetna Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million in Grants to Help Improve Health in Communities Nationwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-02 08:00:00:000

As part of its continued commitment to address social determinants of health (SDOH), the Aetna Foundation today announced it has awarded more than $2.4 million in grants to 25 nonprofits across the U.S. as part of its larger Building Healthy Communities initiative. The funding was announced … read more...

The Aetna Foundation Awards More Than $2.4 Million in Grants to Help Improve Health in Communities Nationwide

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-02 08:00:00:000

As part of its continued commitment to address social determinants of health (SDOH), the Aetna Foundation today announced it has awarded more than $2.4 million in grants to 25 nonprofits across the U.S. as part of its larger Building Healthy Communities initiative. The funding was announced … read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - October 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 21:42:42:000

Merger activity decreased last week with four new deals announced and two pending deals closing. You can find all the active deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool that automatically updates itself during market hours. Deal Statistics: New Deals: The acquisition of Randgol… read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - October 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 21:42:42:000

Merger activity decreased last week with four new deals announced and two pending deals closing. You can find all the active deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool that automatically updates itself during market hours. Deal Statistics: New Deals: The acquisition of Randgol… read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - October 1, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-10-01 21:42:42:000

Merger activity decreased last week with four new deals announced and two pending deals closing. You can find all the active deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool that automatically updates itself during market hours. Deal Statistics: New Deals: The acquisition of Randgol… read more...

Aetna Announces New Chief Executive Officer to Lead PayFlex

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-01 15:05:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) has named Michael A. DiSimone as the new president and chief executive officer of PayFlex. DiSimone joins PayFlex from Aetnas Human Resources organization where he currently holds the position of vice president, Global Business Solutions with expansive responsibilit… read more...

Aetna Voices of Health Campaign Kicks Off Online Voting Today

via: Business Wire at 2018-10-01 10:17:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) announced today that online voting is under way for the 2018 Aetna Voices of Health program at www.aetnavoicesofhealth.com . The voting period runs from October 1 st through November 9 th for 63 nominated non-profit organizations across six states … read more...

Stocks To Watch: Strap In For Q3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 09:08:24:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. While the calendar rolls to October and investors can expect the invariable talk of… read more...

Stocks To Watch: Strap In For Q3

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-29 09:08:24:000

Welcome to Seeking Alpha's Stocks to Watch - a preview of key events scheduled for the next week. Follow this account and turn the e-mail alert on to receive this article in your inbox every Saturday morning. While the calendar rolls to October and investors can expect the invariable talk of… read more...

CVS/Aetna: Holding Breath Before The Blessing

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-28 13:49:39:000

In this post, you will find a few updates on currently followed deals. Little by little, I will try to expand to other special situations covering deals that I find particularly interesting. The goal is still to make these series into daily posts. Updates On Healthcare Mergers As expe… read more...

Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-28 11:30:00:000

On September 28, 2018, the board of directors of Aetna (NYSE: AET ) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share on the companys common stock. The dividend is payable on November 1, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 24, 2018. Declaratio… read more...

Aetna to sell Medicare business to WellCare

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-27 11:55:09:000

Aimed at getting a thumbs up from antitrust watchdogs for its planned takeover by CVS Health ( CVS +1% ), Aetna ( AET +0.8% ) has agreed to sell its Medicare Part D prescription business to WellCare Health Plans ( WCG +4.2% ). More news on: CVS Health Corporation, Aetna, Inc., Well… read more...

Stocks making the biggest move premarket: AAPL, ACN, CAG, MKC, RAD & more

via: CNBC at 2018-09-27 07:43:00:000

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Rite Aid overhauls board after failed Albertsons merger

via: CNBC at 2018-09-27 07:28:00:000

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Aetna to sell its Medicare Part D drug plan business to WellCare Health Plans

via: CNBC at 2018-09-27 06:57:00:000

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New York regulator has concerns on CVS deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 14:48:18:000

The letter from NY Dept. of Financial Services chief Maria Vullo was sent last week to the Connecticut Insurance Dept.'s Katherine Wade. A hearing on the merger in Connecticut is set for Oct. 4. More news on: Aetna, Inc., CVS Health Corporation, Cigna Corp., Healthcare stocks news, Merger … read more...

New York regulator has concerns on CVS deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-25 14:48:18:000

The letter from NY Dept. of Financial Services chief Maria Vullo was sent last week to the Connecticut Insurance Dept.'s Katherine Wade. A hearing on the merger in Connecticut is set for Oct. 4. More news on: Aetna, Inc., CVS Health Corporation, Cigna Corp., Healthcare stocks news, Merger … read more...

9 companies that changed their names to signal a new identity

via: CNBC at 2018-09-25 13:37:00:000

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9 companies that changed their names to signal a new identity

via: CNBC at 2018-09-25 13:37:00:000

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U.S. News and the Aetna Foundation Examine the Link Between Race, Where You Live and Health in America

via: PR Newswire at 2018-09-25 06:00:00:000

WASHINGTON , Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --There are clear links between race, ethnicity, geography and drivers of health outcomes in the U.S., a special report from U.S. News & World Report finds. In one of the largest assessments of social determinants of health to… read more...

U.S. News and the Aetna Foundation Examine the Link Between Race, Where You Live and Health in America

via: PR Newswire at 2018-09-25 06:00:00:000

WASHINGTON , Sept. 25, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --There are clear links between race, ethnicity, geography and drivers of health outcomes in the U.S., a special report from U.S. News & World Report finds. In one of the largest assessments of social determinants of health to… read more...

CVS CEO Merlo gets personal with new data-driven health-care model in Aetna merger

via: CNBC at 2018-09-20 15:30:00:000

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CVS CEO Merlo gets personal with new data-driven health-care model in Aetna merger

via: CNBC at 2018-09-20 15:30:00:000

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CVS CEO Merlo gets personal with new data-driven health-care model in Aetna merger

via: CNBC at 2018-09-20 15:30:00:000

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Aetna Announces CEO to Lead New Aetna Medicaid Plan in Kansas

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-19 11:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) has named Keith Wisdom as the Chief Executive Officer for Aetna Better Health of Kansas, Aetnas Medicaid health plan in the state. Aetna Better Health was recently selected by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to offer Medicaid benefit… read more...

Aetna names Richard Weiss Market President of Florida

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-18 10:58:40:000

Aetna ( AET +0.1% ) announced that Richard Weiss has been named president of its Florida market. More news on: Aetna, Inc., Read more … read more...

Aetna Names Richard Weiss Market President of Florida

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-18 10:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) has announced that Richard Weiss has been named president of its Florida market. In this role, Weiss has profit and loss responsibility for the markets small group, large group, public & labor and Medicare businesses. Richard brings strong lea… read more...

Aetna Announces Additional Hurricane Florence Resources

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-13 16:58:00:000

Aetna Foundation Provides $100,000 Contribution to the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering additional assistance to members in Maryland, Georgia and Washington, D.C. ahead of Hurricane Florence making landfall. Earlier this week, Aetna modified its polic… read more...

Aetna Announces Additional Hurricane Florence Resources

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-13 16:58:00:000

Aetna Foundation Provides $100,000 Contribution to the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering additional assistance to members in Maryland, Georgia and Washington, D.C. ahead of Hurricane Florence making landfall. Earlier this week, Aetna modified its polic… read more...

Aetna Announces Additional Hurricane Florence Resources

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-13 16:58:00:000

Aetna Foundation Provides $100,000 Contribution to the North Carolina Disaster Relief Fund Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering additional assistance to members in Maryland, Georgia and Washington, D.C. ahead of Hurricane Florence making landfall. Earlier this week, Aetna modified its polic… read more...

Merger Arbitrage In One Place (Part 3)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 08:12:21:000

This is the third part in the list of M&A deals that I am currently follow. See intro to the new Special Situation series here . Out of the transaction listed below my favorite is Sibanye/Lonmin with both shareholders and regulatory approvals expected to pass easily. 30% of shareholders… read more...

Merger Arbitrage In One Place (Part 3)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 08:12:21:000

This is the third part in the list of M&A deals that I am currently follow. See intro to the new Special Situation series here . Out of the transaction listed below my favorite is Sibanye/Lonmin with both shareholders and regulatory approvals expected to pass easily. 30% of shareholders… read more...

Merger Arbitrage In One Place (Part 3)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-13 08:12:21:000

This is the third part in the list of M&A deals that I am currently follow. See intro to the new Special Situation series here . Out of the transaction listed below my favorite is Sibanye/Lonmin with both shareholders and regulatory approvals expected to pass easily. 30% of shareholders… read more...

CVS urges customers to refill prescriptions before Hurricane Florence hits

via: CNBC at 2018-09-11 16:54:00:000

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CVS urges customers to refill prescriptions before Hurricane Florence hits

via: CNBC at 2018-09-11 16:54:00:000

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Prescription drug middlemen behind cost increases - Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 10:58:16:000

Bloomberg reports that pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are largely responsible for the ever-increasing costs of prescription medicines, particularly generics, to the bane of pharmacies who have to settle for skimpy reimbursements. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Express Scripts, … read more...

Prescription drug middlemen behind cost increases - Bloomberg

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-11 10:58:16:000

Bloomberg reports that pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) are largely responsible for the ever-increasing costs of prescription medicines, particularly generics, to the bane of pharmacies who have to settle for skimpy reimbursements. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Express Scripts, … read more...

Aetna Offers Assistance Ahead of Hurricane Florence

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-10 16:56:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering resources to members who may be impacted by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia. Aetna members can refill their prescriptions early, if needed. Those members who use Aetnas mail-order pharmacy can either get a prescripti… read more...

Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-07 07:32:17:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Ole Andreas Halvorsen's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Viking Global's regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global… read more...

Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-07 07:32:17:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Ole Andreas Halvorsen's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Viking Global's regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global… read more...

Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-07 07:32:17:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Ole Andreas Halvorsen's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Viking Global's regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global… read more...

WSJ: DoJ nearing antitrust OK of CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts mergers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 17:50:54:000

Justice Department antitrust enforcers are preparing to approve CVSHealth's (NYSE: CVS ) planned acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET ) and Cigna's (NYSE: CI ) planned purchase of Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX ) within the next few weeks, WSJ reports. More news on: CVS Health Corporat… read more...

WSJ: DoJ nearing antitrust OK of CVS-Aetna, Cigna-Express Scripts mergers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-05 17:50:54:000

Justice Department antitrust enforcers are preparing to approve CVSHealth's (NYSE: CVS ) planned acquisition of Aetna (NYSE: AET ) and Cigna's (NYSE: CI ) planned purchase of Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX ) within the next few weeks, WSJ reports. More news on: CVS Health Corporat… read more...

Aetna Offers Assistance to Members Affected by Tropical Storm Gordon

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-05 14:24:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering resources to members who have been affected by Tropical Storm Gordon in Louisiana, the counties of George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Peal River and Stone in Mississippi, and the counties of Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washin… read more...

Aetna Offers Assistance to Members Affected by Tropical Storm Gordon

via: Business Wire at 2018-09-05 14:24:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) is offering resources to members who have been affected by Tropical Storm Gordon in Louisiana, the counties of George, Hancock, Harrison, Jackson, Peal River and Stone in Mississippi, and the counties of Baldwin, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Escambia, Mobile, Monroe and Washin… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 12:05:42:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins' 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins' regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio artic… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-03 12:05:42:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins' 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins' regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio artic… read more...

Tracking John Paulson's Paulson & Company Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 14:57:04:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to John Paulsons 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Paulsons regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/14/2018. Please visit our Tracking John Paulsons Paulson & Co… read more...

Tracking George Soros's Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-09-02 14:22:12:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to George Soros's 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on George Soros's regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/16/2018. Please visit our Tracking Soros Fund Management Holdings article for an … read more...

Study shows favorable impact of Obamacare on uninsured hospitalizations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 10:48:22:000

A U.S. study showed a reduction in uninsured hospitalizations in states that expanded enrollment in Medicaid as provided for under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. In states that expanded Medicaid in 2014, the proportion of uninsured hospitalizations for serious hear… read more...

Study shows favorable impact of Obamacare on uninsured hospitalizations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 10:48:22:000

A U.S. study showed a reduction in uninsured hospitalizations in states that expanded enrollment in Medicaid as provided for under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. In states that expanded Medicaid in 2014, the proportion of uninsured hospitalizations for serious hear… read more...

Study shows favorable impact of Obamacare on uninsured hospitalizations

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 10:48:22:000

A U.S. study showed a reduction in uninsured hospitalizations in states that expanded enrollment in Medicaid as provided for under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), also known as Obamacare. In states that expanded Medicaid in 2014, the proportion of uninsured hospitalizations for serious hear… read more...

Investors Have Misdiagnosed Amazon's Push Into The Pharmacy Business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 08:01:35:000

Companies everywhere, in every business, are paranoid about Amazon.com (AMZN). This sort of paranoia is healthy for the long-term well-being of our investment portfolio, as it is creating interesting buying opportunities. A case in point: My firm spent a lot of time thinking about pharmacies… read more...

Investors Have Misdiagnosed Amazon's Push Into The Pharmacy Business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 08:01:35:000

Companies everywhere, in every business, are paranoid about Amazon.com (AMZN). This sort of paranoia is healthy for the long-term well-being of our investment portfolio, as it is creating interesting buying opportunities. A case in point: My firm spent a lot of time thinking about pharmacies… read more...

Investors Have Misdiagnosed Amazon's Push Into The Pharmacy Business

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-30 08:01:35:000

Companies everywhere, in every business, are paranoid about Amazon.com (AMZN). This sort of paranoia is healthy for the long-term well-being of our investment portfolio, as it is creating interesting buying opportunities. A case in point: My firm spent a lot of time thinking about pharmacies… read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at The Jacksonville Landing

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-27 10:03:00:000

In the wake of the tragedy that took place yesterday at The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Florida, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources For Living to assist any person who may have trouble coping with this senseless act of violence. … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at The Jacksonville Landing

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-27 10:03:00:000

In the wake of the tragedy that took place yesterday at The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Florida, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources For Living to assist any person who may have trouble coping with this senseless act of violence. … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at The Jacksonville Landing

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-27 10:03:00:000

In the wake of the tragedy that took place yesterday at The Jacksonville Landing in Jacksonville, Florida, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources For Living to assist any person who may have trouble coping with this senseless act of violence. … read more...

Cigna, Express Scripts shareholders vote to approve merger

via: CNBC at 2018-08-24 13:56:00:000

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Cigna, Express Scripts shareholders vote to approve merger

via: CNBC at 2018-08-24 13:56:00:000

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Cigna, Express Scripts shareholders vote to approve merger

via: CNBC at 2018-08-24 13:56:00:000

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CVS:Analyzing The Pro Forma Financial Statements

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 16:10:13:000

The Merger On December 3rd, 2017 CVS Health ( CVS ) and Aetna ( AET ) agreed to a merger agreement valued at about $69 billion. The terms of the agreement consist of CVS buying Aetna for $145 and 0.8378 CVS shares per Aetna share. This merger is bound to change the healthcare industry… read more...

Top Merger Stocks Held By Fund Managers, Mid-Q3 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 13:18:26:000

For as long as I can remember, I have been reading Form 13F filings from the hedge funds that specialize in merger arbitrage. Four times per year, the funds make their holdings public. I document and analyze which merger stocks the funds have bought and which ones they haven't. I then compile … read more...

Premarket analyst action - healthcare

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-23 08:21:11:000

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (NASDAQ: ACAD ) initiated with Overweight rating and $25 (79% upside) price target at Cantor Fitzgerald. Shares up 3% premarket. More news on: ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., Alder Biopharmaceuticals Inc., Halozyme Therapeutics, Inc., Healthcare stocks news,… read more...

Prominent health investor Lisa Suennen to leave GE Ventures

via: CNBC at 2018-08-21 15:41:00:000

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Prominent health investor Lisa Suennen to leave GE Ventures

via: CNBC at 2018-08-21 15:41:00:000

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CVS Health: What Now?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 13:59:36:000

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) is becoming a one-stop shop powerhouse health sector play. It now has well over 1,000 walk-in medical clinics offering check-ups, screenings and immunizations, among other services. CVS Health is also a leading pharmacy benefits manager and now has ~75 million members… read more...

CVS Health: What Now?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 13:59:36:000

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) is becoming a one-stop shop powerhouse health sector play. It now has well over 1,000 walk-in medical clinics offering check-ups, screenings and immunizations, among other services. CVS Health is also a leading pharmacy benefits manager and now has ~75 million members… read more...

Companies Are Disrupting Their Own Business - Cramer's Mad Money (8/20/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 07:35:26:000

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Monday , August 20. Cramer started the show by commenting on cannibalization by businesses. It's best to cannibalize your own business or else someone else will do it. Though it hurts in the short term, it… read more...

Companies Are Disrupting Their Own Business - Cramer's Mad Money (8/20/18)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-21 07:35:26:000

Stocks discussed on the in-depth session of Jim Cramer's Mad Money TV Program, Monday , August 20. Cramer started the show by commenting on cannibalization by businesses. It's best to cannibalize your own business or else someone else will do it. Though it hurts in the short term, it… read more...

An unlikely winner in the long-running bull market: Health insurers

via: CNBC at 2018-08-19 12:21:00:000

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An unlikely winner in the long-running bull market: Health insurers

via: CNBC at 2018-08-19 12:21:00:000

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How Far Could Aetna Fall? (And When I'll Start Buying)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 03:04:02:000

Introduction About a year ago, I wrote an article titled "How Investors Could Have Easily Avoided Chicago Bridge & Iron's Sell-Off." The article's basic thesis was that if investors would have looked back far enough in history, they would have known that Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE… read more...

How Far Could Aetna Fall? (And When I'll Start Buying)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 03:04:02:000

Introduction About a year ago, I wrote an article titled "How Investors Could Have Easily Avoided Chicago Bridge & Iron's Sell-Off." The article's basic thesis was that if investors would have looked back far enough in history, they would have known that Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE… read more...

How Far Could Aetna Fall? (And When I'll Start Buying)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-16 03:04:02:000

Introduction About a year ago, I wrote an article titled "How Investors Could Have Easily Avoided Chicago Bridge & Iron's Sell-Off." The article's basic thesis was that if investors would have looked back far enough in history, they would have known that Chicago Bridge & Iron (NYSE… read more...

6 Quirky Corners Of The Market - From Land To Sports

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-15 12:43:37:000

Allocators No one has to make asset allocation or security selection decisions. You can save up cash in federally insured savings accounts and max out tax-advantaged accounts with passive, low-cost ETFs pegged to indexes such as the S&P 500 ( SPY ). For most investors and investme… read more...

Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q2 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-14 06:12:29:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams regulatory 13F Form filed on 08/13/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams Abrams Capital Management … read more...

Aetna Collaborates with Four Local Health Systems, Introduces Regional Aetna Whole Health? - Southern California Plan

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-13 13:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) has introduced the regional Aetna Whole Health - Southern California plan to employers with employees in San Diego County, Orange County, Los Angeles County and select portions of the Inland Empire. The new, regional health care solution includes the networks of four … read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays: August 13, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-13 07:53:59:000

Merger activity decreased last week with three new deals announced and one pending deal closing. We also had two deals that failed as discussed in the deal updates section below. After several years of low deal failures (more than 95% of all deals closed), 2018 has turned out to be a difficult… read more...

Here's how the proposed CVS-Aetna merger could increase costs, restrict access

via: CNBC at 2018-08-10 08:00:00:000

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Here's how the proposed CVS-Aetna merger could increase costs, restrict access

via: CNBC at 2018-08-10 08:00:00:000

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Here's how the proposed CVS-Aetna merger could increase costs, restrict access

via: CNBC at 2018-08-10 08:00:00:000

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Glenview's Larry Robbins takes on Carl Icahn, defends Cigna-Express Scripts deal

via: CNBC at 2018-08-09 13:46:00:000

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Cigna chief "disappointed" with Icahn's position on ESRX deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-08 11:00:34:000

In an interview , Cigna ( CI -0.1% ) CEO David Cordani says he is "disappointed" with Carl Icahn's open letter opposing his company's planned takeover of Express Scripts ( ESRX +1.8% ), adding that Mr. Icahn has not reached out to him or the board on the matter. More news on: Cigna Co… read more...

Cigna CEO is 'disappointed' Carl Icahn shared his concerns about Express Scripts deal in open letter

via: CNBC at 2018-08-08 10:07:00:000

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Prescription drugs fuel CVS' earnings beat as sales in the front of the store lag

via: CNBC at 2018-08-08 07:07:00:000

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CVS dives deeper into medical services, offering virtual visits through Teladoc

via: CNBC at 2018-08-08 00:01:00:000

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How employers are shaking up pharmacy benefits for 2019

via: CNBC at 2018-08-07 10:00:00:000

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Good Jobs Numbers May Suggest A Robust Economy (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:45:17:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome WSB Podcast as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Today's top … read more...

Good Jobs Numbers May Suggest A Robust Economy (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:45:17:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome WSB Podcast as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Today's top … read more...

Good Jobs Numbers May Suggest A Robust Economy (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:45:17:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome WSB Podcast as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Today's top … read more...

Good Jobs Numbers May Suggest A Robust Economy (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:45:17:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome WSB Podcast as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more Today's top … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Jobs Report - A Familiar Story?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:01:44:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). The latest snapshot of the U.S. labor market will be released this morning, with forecasts for 193,000 payrolls for J… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Jobs Report - A Familiar Story?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:01:44:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). The latest snapshot of the U.S. labor market will be released this morning, with forecasts for 193,000 payrolls for J… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Jobs Report - A Familiar Story?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:01:44:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). The latest snapshot of the U.S. labor market will be released this morning, with forecasts for 193,000 payrolls for J… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Jobs Report - A Familiar Story?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-03 07:01:44:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). The latest snapshot of the U.S. labor market will be released this morning, with forecasts for 193,000 payrolls for J… read more...

Carl Icahn has a stake in Cigna: Sources

via: CNBC at 2018-08-02 09:56:00:000

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Aetna beats by $0.39, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-02 06:31:40:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ): Q2 EPS of $3.43 beats by $0.39 . More news on: Aetna, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Aetna Reports Second-Quarter 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-08-02 06:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced second-quarter 2018 net income (1) of approximately $1.2 billion, or $3.67 per share. Adjusted earnings (2) for second-quarter 2018 were approximately $1.1 billion, or $3.43 per share. Aetna's performance for the six months ended June 30, 2018 resulted in net in… read more...

Notable earnings before Thursday's open

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 17:30:46:000

AAON , AAWW , ABC , ACIW , ACOR , AET , AGIO , ALE , ALNY , AMAG , AMCX , APO , APRN , ARES , AROC , ARW , AVP , BCE , BDX , BLL , BSIG , CBM , CBRE , CBZ , CCOI , CDW , CEIX , CHD , CI , CJ , CLX , CNQ , CNSL , CNX , CNXM , COT , CRS , CTSH , DNOW , … read more...

Carl Icahn has sizable stake in Cigna, plans to vote against Express Scripts deal: WSJ

via: CNBC at 2018-08-01 14:58:00:000

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U.S. health insurers to sell cheaper pared-down coverage in October

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-08-01 08:24:37:000

The Trump administration has cleared the way for insurers to begin selling short-term health coverage that is less expensive and less comprehensive than Obamacare plans. The rollout will start in October when open enrollment for 2019 exchange coverage begins. The pared-down plans may be re… read more...

U.S. healthcare spending nearing 20% of GDP

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-31 11:25:57:000

The WSJ reports that healthcare spending in the U.S. will soon reach 20% of GDP, a significantly higher proportion than any other major economy. The key cost driver has been price hikes, not increased demand. Since 1960, the CPI has risen ~700% while medical costs have risen 2,000%. Since … read more...

DivGro Pulse: July 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-30 08:43:17:000

In my regular DivGro Pulse articles, I focus on strategy and monitor the health of DivGro, my portfolio of dividend growth stocks. My aim is to reduce portfolio risk, to further diversify my holdings, and to improve the balance of my holdings. To identify undervalued or overvalued stocks in … read more...

Apple reports earnings in a hectic week for markets, with a Fed meeting and jobs report also on tap

via: CNBC at 2018-07-27 17:16:00:000

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Apple reports earnings in a hectic week for markets, with a Fed meeting and jobs report also on tap

via: CNBC at 2018-07-27 17:16:00:000

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Apple reports earnings in a hectic week for markets, with a Fed meeting and jobs report also on tap

via: CNBC at 2018-07-27 17:16:00:000

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Investor advisory firms Glass Lewis, ISS oppose Rite Aid's $24 billion merger with Albertsons

via: CNBC at 2018-07-27 16:43:00:000

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Investor advisory firms Glass Lewis, ISS oppose Rite Aid's $24 billion merger with Albertsons

via: CNBC at 2018-07-27 16:43:00:000

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Investor advisory firms Glass Lewis, ISS oppose Rite Aid's $24 billion merger with Albertsons

via: CNBC at 2018-07-27 16:43:00:000

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CVS Is A Prescription For Profits

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-26 09:15:36:000

CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS ) seems to be one of the most mis-understood stocks in the market today. The company is trying to gain regulatory approval to acquire Aetna (NYSE: AET ) in a multi-billion-dollar merger . Of course, any company making such a large acquisition faces risk… read more...

Blue Tower Asset Management Q2 '18 Commentary Long Sberbank

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 05:06:40:000

Blue Tower Asset Management commentary for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. The Global Value strategy composite returned -0.92% gross (-1.22% net) for Q2. Significant losses in our Japanese and European equities were partially offset by a gain in our holding in Enova International (EN… read more...

Blue Tower Asset Management Q2 '18 Commentary Long Sberbank

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-24 05:06:40:000

Blue Tower Asset Management commentary for the second quarter ended June 30, 2018. The Global Value strategy composite returned -0.92% gross (-1.22% net) for Q2. Significant losses in our Japanese and European equities were partially offset by a gain in our holding in Enova International (EN… read more...

The Passive DGI Core Portfolio: Midyear Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 09:00:00:000

DGI generally means that you invest in a set of dividend-paying stocks that grow their dividend payout year after year. If you are still in the accumulation phase, reinvest (drip) the dividends, which results in more shares and higher future income. With each passing year, this growth of divid… read more...

The Passive DGI Core Portfolio: Midyear Review

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-22 09:00:00:000

DGI generally means that you invest in a set of dividend-paying stocks that grow their dividend payout year after year. If you are still in the accumulation phase, reinvest (drip) the dividends, which results in more shares and higher future income. With each passing year, this growth of divid… read more...

Albertsons and Rite Aid have a message for investors: Size still matters

via: CNBC at 2018-07-20 09:00:00:000

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Albertsons and Rite Aid have a message for investors: Size still matters

via: CNBC at 2018-07-20 09:00:00:000

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Aetna to Announce Second-Quarter 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-19 17:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced that second-quarter 2018 results will be made public on Thursday, August 2, at 6:30 a.m. ET. Given the pending transaction with CVS Health, Aetna will not host a conference call in conjunction with its earnings release. About Aetna Aetna is one of th… read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - July 16, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 08:15:22:000

Merger activity decreased last week with two new deals announced. You can find all the active deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool ((MAT)) that automatically updates itself during market hours. There were three new deals announced in the Deals in the Works section. Deal Statist… read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - July 16, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 08:15:22:000

Merger activity decreased last week with two new deals announced. You can find all the active deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool ((MAT)) that automatically updates itself during market hours. There were three new deals announced in the Deals in the Works section. Deal Statist… read more...

Merger Arbitrage Mondays - July 16, 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-16 08:15:22:000

Merger activity decreased last week with two new deals announced. You can find all the active deals listed below in our Merger Arbitrage Tool ((MAT)) that automatically updates itself during market hours. There were three new deals announced in the Deals in the Works section. Deal Statist… read more...

Amazon Hastens Retail Pharma's Last Stand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-15 11:28:23:000

Amazons ( AMZN ) interest in the $450 billion US pharmaceutical market is long-standing. The company already sells over-the-counter medicines like aspirin and antihistamines, to go along with its copious offerings of supplements and vitamins on its worldwide platform. It already has li… read more...

CVS, Aetna shares rise on report DoJ won't challenge their merger deal

via: CNBC at 2018-07-12 13:19:00:000

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CVS, Aetna shares rise on report DoJ won't challenge their merger deal

via: CNBC at 2018-07-12 13:19:00:000

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CVS, Aetna shares rise on report DoJ won't challenge their merger deal

via: CNBC at 2018-07-12 13:19:00:000

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Aetna Donates Narcan to Wayne County

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 09:00:00:000

Donation Will Help Save Lives In a Region Afflicted With Opioid Overdoses Kathryn Helmuth, M.D., Medical Director of the Wayne County Health Department, today accepted a donation of 192 Narcan (naloxone) kits from Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation to combat the ongoing o… read more...

Aetna Donates Narcan to Wayne County

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 09:00:00:000

Donation Will Help Save Lives In a Region Afflicted With Opioid Overdoses Kathryn Helmuth, M.D., Medical Director of the Wayne County Health Department, today accepted a donation of 192 Narcan (naloxone) kits from Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation to combat the ongoing o… read more...

Aetna Donates Narcan to Wayne County

via: Business Wire at 2018-07-12 09:00:00:000

Donation Will Help Save Lives In a Region Afflicted With Opioid Overdoses Kathryn Helmuth, M.D., Medical Director of the Wayne County Health Department, today accepted a donation of 192 Narcan (naloxone) kits from Aetna (NYSE: AET) and the Aetna Foundation to combat the ongoing o… read more...

Wrench Thrown Into Brexit Plans; Trump To Announce SCOTUS Pick (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 07:38:57:000

Today's top stories: Wrench thrown in to Brexit plans; Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee; and Xiaomi opened down on its first day of trade. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find al… read more...

Wrench Thrown Into Brexit Plans; Trump To Announce SCOTUS Pick (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 07:38:57:000

Today's top stories: Wrench thrown in to Brexit plans; Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee; and Xiaomi opened down on its first day of trade. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find al… read more...

Wrench Thrown Into Brexit Plans; Trump To Announce SCOTUS Pick (Wall Street Breakfast Podcast)

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 07:38:57:000

Today's top stories: Wrench thrown in to Brexit plans; Trump to announce Supreme Court nominee; and Xiaomi opened down on its first day of trade. If you are interested in listening to Wall Street Breakfast to start your day, look for us in the following places: iTunes (find al… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Wrench Thrown Into Brexit Plans

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 07:01:30:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). Brexit Secretary David Davis, along with junior Brexit ministers Steve Baker and Suella Braverman, have resigned, in … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Wrench Thrown Into Brexit Plans

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 07:01:30:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). Brexit Secretary David Davis, along with junior Brexit ministers Steve Baker and Suella Braverman, have resigned, in … read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: Wrench Thrown Into Brexit Plans

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-09 07:01:30:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:00 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). Brexit Secretary David Davis, along with junior Brexit ministers Steve Baker and Suella Braverman, have resigned, in … read more...

Payments halted under Obamacare program

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-08 02:21:46:000

The Trump administration is suspending a program that pays insurers to stabilize health insurance markets under Obamacare, saying that a recent federal court ruling prevents the money from being disbursed. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Inc., Healthcare stock… read more...

Insurers making headway on corralling drug costs with copay accumulators

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 09:24:45:000

Reuters reports that drug makers are "scrambling" to limit the financial impact of copay accumulator programs by insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The scheme, which forces drug manufacturers to pony up more money to assist patients with copay costs or face declining demand for… read more...

Insurers making headway on corralling drug costs with copay accumulators

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 09:24:45:000

Reuters reports that drug makers are "scrambling" to limit the financial impact of copay accumulator programs by insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The scheme, which forces drug manufacturers to pony up more money to assist patients with copay costs or face declining demand for… read more...

Insurers making headway on corralling drug costs with copay accumulators

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-07-05 09:24:45:000

Reuters reports that drug makers are "scrambling" to limit the financial impact of copay accumulator programs by insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs). The scheme, which forces drug manufacturers to pony up more money to assist patients with copay costs or face declining demand for… read more...

Amazon's Gain Is Rite Aid's Pain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 17:09:32:000

June 28th was a scary day for any shareholders of drugstore chains like Rite Aid (RAD), CVS Health (CVS), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). What investor optimism might have previously existed for these companies eroded when news broke that Amazon (AMZN) entered into a deal to buy … read more...

Amazon's Gain Is Rite Aid's Pain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 17:09:32:000

June 28th was a scary day for any shareholders of drugstore chains like Rite Aid (RAD), CVS Health (CVS), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). What investor optimism might have previously existed for these companies eroded when news broke that Amazon (AMZN) entered into a deal to buy … read more...

Amazon's Gain Is Rite Aid's Pain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 17:09:32:000

June 28th was a scary day for any shareholders of drugstore chains like Rite Aid (RAD), CVS Health (CVS), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). What investor optimism might have previously existed for these companies eroded when news broke that Amazon (AMZN) entered into a deal to buy … read more...

Amazon's Gain Is Rite Aid's Pain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 17:09:32:000

June 28th was a scary day for any shareholders of drugstore chains like Rite Aid (RAD), CVS Health (CVS), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). What investor optimism might have previously existed for these companies eroded when news broke that Amazon (AMZN) entered into a deal to buy … read more...

Amazon's Gain Is Rite Aid's Pain

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 17:09:32:000

June 28th was a scary day for any shareholders of drugstore chains like Rite Aid (RAD), CVS Health (CVS), and Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA). What investor optimism might have previously existed for these companies eroded when news broke that Amazon (AMZN) entered into a deal to buy … read more...

Atul Gawande And The Future Of Healthcare, 'ABC' And Otherwise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:35:27:000

The new CEO has been announced and it is Dr. Atul Gawande, but a name for 'ABC Healthcare' remains to be found. NPR reports Dr. Gawande's first job will be to find a name. In this article, I will examine what Dr. Gawande has to work with and what his real qualifications are, as well as how '… read more...

Atul Gawande And The Future Of Healthcare, 'ABC' And Otherwise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:35:27:000

The new CEO has been announced and it is Dr. Atul Gawande, but a name for 'ABC Healthcare' remains to be found. NPR reports Dr. Gawande's first job will be to find a name. In this article, I will examine what Dr. Gawande has to work with and what his real qualifications are, as well as how '… read more...

Atul Gawande And The Future Of Healthcare, 'ABC' And Otherwise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:35:27:000

The new CEO has been announced and it is Dr. Atul Gawande, but a name for 'ABC Healthcare' remains to be found. NPR reports Dr. Gawande's first job will be to find a name. In this article, I will examine what Dr. Gawande has to work with and what his real qualifications are, as well as how '… read more...

Atul Gawande And The Future Of Healthcare, 'ABC' And Otherwise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:35:27:000

The new CEO has been announced and it is Dr. Atul Gawande, but a name for 'ABC Healthcare' remains to be found. NPR reports Dr. Gawande's first job will be to find a name. In this article, I will examine what Dr. Gawande has to work with and what his real qualifications are, as well as how '… read more...

Atul Gawande And The Future Of Healthcare, 'ABC' And Otherwise

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-29 12:35:27:000

The new CEO has been announced and it is Dr. Atul Gawande, but a name for 'ABC Healthcare' remains to be found. NPR reports Dr. Gawande's first job will be to find a name. In this article, I will examine what Dr. Gawande has to work with and what his real qualifications are, as well as how '… read more...

Walgreens promises investors it has a plan, but it isn't enough to ease their concerns

via: CNBC at 2018-06-28 15:49:00:000

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Amazon shakes up drugstore business with deal to buy online pharmacy PillPack

via: CNBC at 2018-06-28 08:43:00:000

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Here Comes The Next Biotech Revolution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 09:06:03:000

Technology and biotechnology are the two seminal investment themes of this century. And while many tech companies have seen share prices rise 100-fold or more since the millennium, biotech and its parent big pharma have barely moved the needle. That is about to change. You can thank the … read more...

Here Comes The Next Biotech Revolution

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-26 09:06:03:000

Technology and biotechnology are the two seminal investment themes of this century. And while many tech companies have seen share prices rise 100-fold or more since the millennium, biotech and its parent big pharma have barely moved the needle. That is about to change. You can thank the … read more...

Top 10 Net Payout Yields - June 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 18:51:16:000

This article is a continuation of a monthly series highlighting the top net payout yield ((NPY)) stocks that was started back in June 2012 and explained in August 2012 . The series highlights the best stocks for the upcoming month utilized in part to make investment decisions for the IB As… read more...

CVS Health: Surviving Amazon

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-25 17:18:38:000

CVS Health ( CVS ) started 2018 at multi-year lows on re-emergence of the fears of Amazon ( AMZN ) entering the online drugs market. My previous research last June questioned the reality of this threat with data suggesting that patients needed to spend more time with pharmacists, not les… read more...

Aetna Wins Contract for Kansas Medicaid Program

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-22 11:46:00:000

The State of Kansas notified Aetna (NYSE: AET ) that it has awarded a Medicaid managed care contract to Aetna Better Health SM of Kansas. Starting on January 1, 2019, Aetna Better Health of Kansas will offer Medicaid benefits to enrollees statewide in the KanCare Medicaid managed care … read more...

Aetna Wins Contract for Kansas Medicaid Program

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-22 11:46:00:000

The State of Kansas notified Aetna (NYSE: AET ) that it has awarded a Medicaid managed care contract to Aetna Better Health SM of Kansas. Starting on January 1, 2019, Aetna Better Health of Kansas will offer Medicaid benefits to enrollees statewide in the KanCare Medicaid managed care … read more...

Aetna Wins Contract for Kansas Medicaid Program

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-22 11:46:00:000

The State of Kansas notified Aetna (NYSE: AET ) that it has awarded a Medicaid managed care contract to Aetna Better Health SM of Kansas. Starting on January 1, 2019, Aetna Better Health of Kansas will offer Medicaid benefits to enrollees statewide in the KanCare Medicaid managed care … read more...

Aetna launches new health insurance option in Michigan for small businesses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 07:47:01:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) launches newself-funded health product called Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA) in Michigan. The product was designed for small businesses that enroll five to 50 benefit-eligible employees that want to offer their employees a quality health plan at a reasonable cost. A… read more...

Aetna launches new health insurance option in Michigan for small businesses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 07:47:01:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) launches newself-funded health product called Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA) in Michigan. The product was designed for small businesses that enroll five to 50 benefit-eligible employees that want to offer their employees a quality health plan at a reasonable cost. A… read more...

Aetna launches new health insurance option in Michigan for small businesses

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-22 07:47:01:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) launches newself-funded health product called Aetna Funding Advantage (AFA) in Michigan. The product was designed for small businesses that enroll five to 50 benefit-eligible employees that want to offer their employees a quality health plan at a reasonable cost. A… read more...

SA Interview: Chris DeMuth Jr. On First United And ETF Reconstitutions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-20 12:45:59:000

Chris DeMuth Jr. of Rangeley Capital and Sifting the World needs little introduction here on Seeking Alpha. Below we discuss his recent investments, his perspective on ETF reconstitutions, and recent trends in merger arbitrage. Seeking Alpha : Recently youve been workin… read more...

Walgreens and Humana are partnering to create senior health hubs

via: CNBC at 2018-06-19 10:49:00:000

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Aetna Adding Jobs in New Albany, Expanding Facilities

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-19 10:00:00:000

Area Economic Leaders Join Aetna Ohio Leadership for Facility Unveiling Aetna (NYSE: AET) Market President of Ohio and Kentucky Brad Fischer joins local and state-based economic leaders today to jointly announce Aetnas growing investment in the New Albany community and economy… read more...

Will AT&T/Time Warner Ruling Accelerate M&A?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-18 16:12:18:000

by Dmitry Khaykin More Mergers Likely in Media, Health Care and Other Industries The long-awaited ruling on the AT&T/Time Warner merger trial has arrived, and the courts decision to deny the governments request to block the deal has big implications for the cable, tel… read more...

New Aetna Study Finds Consumers Want Easier Ways to Manage Their Health Goals

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-18 11:24:00:000

Today, Aetna (NYSE: AET) released the results of its inaugural Health Ambitions Study, which explores consumers health goals and the relationship between consumers and providers in the evolving health care system. The study finds that people, particularly women, are paying attention … read more...

Aetna Adding Jobs in New Albany, Expanding Facilities

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-15 10:00:00:000

Area Economic Leaders Join Aetna Ohio Leadership for Facility Unveiling Aetna (NYSE:AET): About Aetna Aetna is one of the nations leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 40.3 million people with information and resources to help t… read more...

Aetna Adding Jobs in New Albany, Expanding Facilities

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-15 10:00:00:000

Area Economic Leaders Join Aetna Ohio Leadership for Facility Unveiling Aetna (NYSE:AET): About Aetna Aetna is one of the nations leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 40.3 million people with information and resources to help t… read more...

Aetna Adding Jobs in New Albany, Expanding Facilities

via: Business Wire at 2018-06-15 10:00:00:000

Area Economic Leaders Join Aetna Ohio Leadership for Facility Unveiling Aetna (NYSE:AET): About Aetna Aetna is one of the nations leading diversified health care benefits companies, serving an estimated 40.3 million people with information and resources to help t… read more...

Billionaire hedge fund titan: 'The gates are wide open' for more mergers after AT&T ruling

via: CNBC at 2018-06-14 16:15:00:000

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2 Favorite Banks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-14 09:30:00:000

Goldman Sachs Goldman Sachs ( GS ) remains my favorite M&A advisor . It was the third ranked bank in Q1 global deals, behind Morgan Stanley ( MS ) and JPMorgan ( JPM ). They beat out Bank of America ( BAC ), Citi ( C ), Lazard ( LAZ ), Credit Suisse ( CS ), Barclays ( BCS ), Centerv… read more...

AT&T-Time Warner decision offers up a sigh of relief for companies threatened by tech changes

via: CNBC at 2018-06-13 14:31:00:000

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An unlikely winner from the AT&T-Time Warner decision - CVS Health

via: CNBC at 2018-06-13 07:57:00:000

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Mega-merger healthcare players up on positive court ruling for AT&T/Time Warner tie-up

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 17:03:57:000

Would-be merger partners CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) and Aetna (NYSE: AET ), up 2% and 3% , respectively, after hours, and Cigna (NYSE: CI ) and Express Scripts (NASDAQ: ESRX ), up 1 % and 5% , respectively, after hours, perk up in response to the news that… read more...

Trump's health chief intensifies attack on drug middlemen, suggests getting rid of rebates

via: CNBC at 2018-06-12 13:32:00:000

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Aetna: If The Deal Falls Through

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-12 05:40:28:000

CNN's February announcement on Aetna (Credit: Twitter ). Considering Aetna Risks Pseudonymous Seeking Alpha contributor DoctoRx made a case recently for buying both CVS ( CVS ) the company it plans to acquire, Aetna ( AET ), but he also offered a warning: As far as AET goes, all t… read more...

Cigna-Express Scripts: Analysis Of Each Stock And Of The Deal

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 13:02:29:000

Background: The top-down case for a fresh look at healthcare middlemen A theme I've had since February has been to look for anti-momentum stocks. Simple translation: depressed value stocks - a tricky concept these days - over in-fashion growth stocks. A more complex translation would be that… read more...

The Case To Own Both Aetna And CVS Health

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-06-11 11:03:33:000

Background: terms of the deal As you know, CVS Health announced plans for a friendly takeover of Aetna ( AET ), a large health insurer with about 22 million lives covered. The announcement date was Dec. 3, 2017. In March, shareholders of both companies approved the deal , which is now w… read more...

CVS Health Announces Management Team for Combined Company Following Close of Aetna Acquisition Transaction

via: PR Newswire at 2018-06-06 08:30:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the management team that following the close of the Aetna (NYSE: AET) acquisition will lead the combined company into the future. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit within the … read more...

CVS Health Announces Management Team for Combined Company Following Close of Aetna Acquisition Transaction

via: PR Newswire at 2018-06-06 08:30:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the management team that following the close of the Aetna (NYSE: AET) acquisition will lead the combined company into the future. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit within the … read more...

CVS Health Announces Management Team for Combined Company Following Close of Aetna Acquisition Transaction

via: PR Newswire at 2018-06-06 08:30:00:000

WOONSOCKET, R.I. , June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced the management team that following the close of the Aetna (NYSE: AET) acquisition will lead the combined company into the future. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit within the … read more...

InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF (HONR) April Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 06:12:00:000

April monthly performance was: -0.38% More news on: InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF, Devon Energy Corporation, Humana Inc., , Read more … read more...

InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF (HONR) April Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 06:12:00:000

April monthly performance was: -0.38% More news on: InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF, Devon Energy Corporation, Humana Inc., , Read more … read more...

InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF (HONR) April Summary

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-31 06:12:00:000

April monthly performance was: -0.38% More news on: InsightShares Patriotic Employers ETF, Devon Energy Corporation, Humana Inc., , Read more … read more...

Beating The Market With High Conviction Buybacks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 12:13:55:000

Dividend investing is a massively popular investing strategy, and for good reasons. After all, it has worked well over the years, and it's easy to understand why companies distributing big dividends to investors tend to produce attractive returns. If management is consistently returning cash t… read more...

Beating The Market With High Conviction Buybacks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 12:13:55:000

Dividend investing is a massively popular investing strategy, and for good reasons. After all, it has worked well over the years, and it's easy to understand why companies distributing big dividends to investors tend to produce attractive returns. If management is consistently returning cash t… read more...

Beating The Market With High Conviction Buybacks

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-30 12:13:55:000

Dividend investing is a massively popular investing strategy, and for good reasons. After all, it has worked well over the years, and it's easy to understand why companies distributing big dividends to investors tend to produce attractive returns. If management is consistently returning cash t… read more...

2 Free Stocks And M&A Updates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 14:19:29:000

Thank you to everyone who fought for our country , especially those who gave their lives. Looking past Memorial Day, this short week is a transitional one for my portfolio. Preparing for the market to reopen tomorrow, I am reflecting on two old and two new opportunities. Monsanto My lar… read more...

2 Free Stocks And M&A Updates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 14:19:29:000

Thank you to everyone who fought for our country , especially those who gave their lives. Looking past Memorial Day, this short week is a transitional one for my portfolio. Preparing for the market to reopen tomorrow, I am reflecting on two old and two new opportunities. Monsanto My lar… read more...

2 Free Stocks And M&A Updates

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-28 14:19:29:000

Thank you to everyone who fought for our country , especially those who gave their lives. Looking past Memorial Day, this short week is a transitional one for my portfolio. Preparing for the market to reopen tomorrow, I am reflecting on two old and two new opportunities. Monsanto My lar… read more...

Here's why investors are cheering Quest and LabCorp losing their exclusive contracts

via: CNBC at 2018-05-26 12:44:00:000

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Here's why investors are cheering Quest and LabCorp losing their exclusive contracts

via: CNBC at 2018-05-26 12:44:00:000

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Here's why investors are cheering Quest and LabCorp losing their exclusive contracts

via: CNBC at 2018-05-26 12:44:00:000

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Here's why investors are cheering Quest and LabCorp losing their exclusive contracts

via: CNBC at 2018-05-26 12:44:00:000

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Here's why investors are cheering Quest and LabCorp losing their exclusive contracts

via: CNBC at 2018-05-26 12:44:00:000

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Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-25 18:25:00:000

In the wake of todays shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Hamilton County, Indiana, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources for Living to assist any person in the Indiana area, or nationwide, impacted by this tragedy. … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-25 18:25:00:000

In the wake of todays shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Hamilton County, Indiana, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources for Living to assist any person in the Indiana area, or nationwide, impacted by this tragedy. … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-25 18:25:00:000

In the wake of todays shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Hamilton County, Indiana, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources for Living to assist any person in the Indiana area, or nationwide, impacted by this tragedy. … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-25 18:25:00:000

In the wake of todays shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Hamilton County, Indiana, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources for Living to assist any person in the Indiana area, or nationwide, impacted by this tragedy. … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-25 18:25:00:000

In the wake of todays shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Hamilton County, Indiana, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources for Living to assist any person in the Indiana area, or nationwide, impacted by this tragedy. … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Indiana

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-25 18:25:00:000

In the wake of todays shooting at Noblesville West Middle School in Hamilton County, Indiana, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources for Living to assist any person in the Indiana area, or nationwide, impacted by this tragedy. … read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 01:53:29:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins Glenview Capital Manage… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 01:53:29:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins Glenview Capital Manage… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 01:53:29:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins Glenview Capital Manage… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 01:53:29:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins Glenview Capital Manage… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 01:53:29:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins Glenview Capital Manage… read more...

Tracking Larry Robbins' Glenview Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-25 01:53:29:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to Larry Robbins 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Robbins regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking Larry Robbins Glenview Capital Manage… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Revs Up Auto Import Probe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:01:17:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:30 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). "China opposes the abuse of national security clauses, which will seriously damage multilateral trade systems," sai… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Revs Up Auto Import Probe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:01:17:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:30 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). "China opposes the abuse of national security clauses, which will seriously damage multilateral trade systems," sai… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Revs Up Auto Import Probe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:01:17:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:30 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). "China opposes the abuse of national security clauses, which will seriously damage multilateral trade systems," sai… read more...

Wall Street Breakfast: U.S. Revs Up Auto Import Probe

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 07:01:17:000

Listen on the go! A daily podcast of Wall Street Breakfast will be available by 8:30 a.m. on iTunes , Stitcher and SoundCloud (click the highlighted links). "China opposes the abuse of national security clauses, which will seriously damage multilateral trade systems," sai… read more...

CBO: Obamacare premiums to rise 15%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:51:41:000

Obamacare rates are going up again. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, News on the U.S. economy, Read more … read more...

CBO: Obamacare premiums to rise 15%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:51:41:000

Obamacare rates are going up again. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, News on the U.S. economy, Read more … read more...

CBO: Obamacare premiums to rise 15%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:51:41:000

Obamacare rates are going up again. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, News on the U.S. economy, Read more … read more...

CBO: Obamacare premiums to rise 15%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-24 02:51:41:000

Obamacare rates are going up again. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, News on the U.S. economy, Read more … read more...

Aetna Opens Support Lines to the Public Following Shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-18 14:30:00:000

In the wake of the tragedy earlier today at Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas, Aetna (NYSE: AET ) is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources For Living to assist any person in South Texas who may have trouble coping with this senseless act of violence…. read more...

Aetna declares $0.50 dividend

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-18 13:55:16:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) declares $0.50/share quarterly dividend , in line with previous. More news on: Aetna, Inc., Dividend News, Read more … read more...

Aetna Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-18 13:45:00:000

On May 18, 2018, the board of directors of Aetna (NYSE: AET ) declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share on the companys common stock. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 25, 2018. Declaration and payme… read more...

Tracking George Soros' Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 11:00:44:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to George Soros' 13F stock portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on George Soros' regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/15/2018. Please visit our Tracking Soros Fund Management Holdings article for an id… read more...

Top Merger Stocks Held By Fund Managers, Mid-Q2 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-17 00:40:50:000

Each quarter, I spend a day or two reading Form 13F filings from the hedge funds that specialize in merger arbitrage, documenting and analyzing which merger stocks the funds have bought and which ones they haven't. I then compile the top 10 stocks held in these funds and share it with the Se… read more...

The Bezos-Buffett joint venture to save health care is struggling to find a CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-05-16 13:05:00:000

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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon joint venture to save health care is struggling to find a CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-05-16 13:05:00:000

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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon joint venture to save health care is struggling to find a CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-05-16 13:05:00:000

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The Bezos-Buffett joint venture to save health care is struggling to find a CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-05-16 13:05:00:000

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The Bezos-Buffett-Dimon joint venture to save health care is struggling to find a CEO

via: CNBC at 2018-05-16 13:05:00:000

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Paulson added Goldcorp, exited Oasis Petroleum in Q1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:47:37:000

Paulson &Co. discloses the addition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG ) to its investments while exiting Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS ) during Q1, according to its 13F filing . More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Oasis Petroleum Inc., Energen Corporation, Read more … read more...

Paulson added Goldcorp, exited Oasis Petroleum in Q1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:47:37:000

Paulson &Co. discloses the addition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG ) to its investments while exiting Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS ) during Q1, according to its 13F filing . More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Oasis Petroleum Inc., Energen Corporation, Read more … read more...

Paulson added Goldcorp, exited Oasis Petroleum in Q1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:47:37:000

Paulson &Co. discloses the addition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG ) to its investments while exiting Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS ) during Q1, according to its 13F filing . More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Oasis Petroleum Inc., Energen Corporation, Read more … read more...

Paulson added Goldcorp, exited Oasis Petroleum in Q1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:47:37:000

Paulson &Co. discloses the addition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG ) to its investments while exiting Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS ) during Q1, according to its 13F filing . More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Oasis Petroleum Inc., Energen Corporation, Read more … read more...

Paulson added Goldcorp, exited Oasis Petroleum in Q1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:47:37:000

Paulson &Co. discloses the addition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG ) to its investments while exiting Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS ) during Q1, according to its 13F filing . More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Oasis Petroleum Inc., Energen Corporation, Read more … read more...

Paulson added Goldcorp, exited Oasis Petroleum in Q1

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 16:47:37:000

Paulson &Co. discloses the addition of Goldcorp (NYSE: GG ) to its investments while exiting Oasis Petroleum (NYSE: OAS ) during Q1, according to its 13F filing . More news on: Goldcorp Inc., Oasis Petroleum Inc., Energen Corporation, Read more … read more...

Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 01:01:14:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/11/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams Abrams Capital Management … read more...

Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 01:01:14:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/11/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams Abrams Capital Management … read more...

Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 01:01:14:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/11/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams Abrams Capital Management … read more...

Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 01:01:14:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/11/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams Abrams Capital Management … read more...

Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 01:01:14:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/11/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams Abrams Capital Management … read more...

Tracking David Abrams' Abrams Capital Management Portfolio - Q1 2018 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-15 01:01:14:000

This article is part of a series that provides an ongoing analysis of the changes made to David Abrams 13F portfolio on a quarterly basis. It is based on Abrams regulatory 13F Form filed on 05/11/2018. Please visit our Tracking David Abrams Abrams Capital Management … read more...

How 'telehealth' may replace doctor visits in major cities amid a shortage of physicians

via: CNBC at 2018-05-13 09:00:00:000

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GOP senator: There are no bad actors in the drug industry, just horrible incentives

via: CNBC at 2018-05-11 18:55:00:000

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We Are Playing The CVS Hand

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-10 21:34:59:000

CVS Health (NYSE: CVS ) was recently r ecommended as a top play at $60.50 to members of BAD BEAT Investing. The stock has caught our attention for a potential upside trade with longer-term appeal after reporting its earnings last week , which were quite interesting relative to our expectat… read more...

Aetna Shareholder Meeting to Be Webcast

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-04 09:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 18, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. ET in New York City. The meeting will be accessible through a live, audio-only webcast on the companys Investor Information website, www.aetna.com/investor . A webcast replay will … read more...

Bill Gross has an idea that he predicts could earn a high rate of return

via: CNBC at 2018-05-02 15:15:00:000

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Aetna Q1 revenues up 1%; non-GAAP EPS up 18%

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-01 08:36:22:000

Aetna ( AET ) Q1 results : Revenues: $15,335M (+1.1%); Premiums: $13,070M (-5.0%); Fees and other revenue: $2,062M (+39.8%); Net investment income: $197M (-24.2%); More news on: Aetna, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Read more … read more...

Aetna beats by $0.22, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-05-01 06:32:04:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ): Q1 EPS of $3.19 beats by $0.22 . More news on: Aetna, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Aetna Reports First-Quarter 2018 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-05-01 06:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced first-quarter 2018 net income (1) of $1.2 billion, or $3.67 per share. Adjusted earnings (2) for first-quarter 2018 were $1.1 billion, or $3.19 per share. Our core businesses performed well in the quarter, generating strong earnings per share growth … read more...

Walgreens keeps its eye on the drug supply chain, as CVS goes its own way

via: CNBC at 2018-02-13 13:53:00:000

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Aetna Foundation to Support States in Fight against the Opioid Epidemic

via: Business Wire at 2018-02-13 12:45:00:000

North Carolina Harm Reduction Coalition to receive first grant from $6 million national program According to the most recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 42,000 Americans die each year from opioid overdoses. While opioid abuse is widespread acros… read more...

Bombshell Protection For Aetna

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 14:14:06:000

CNN drops bombshell on Aetna (Credit: Twitter ). An Aetna Bombshell When CVS ( CVS ) announced its acquisition offer for Aetna ( AET ) late last year, Seeking Alpha contributor Jonathan Webber called it a bombshell . Over the weekend, a different kind of bombshell hit Aetna: News t… read more...

Bombshell Protection For Aetna

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 14:14:06:000

CNN drops bombshell on Aetna (Credit: Twitter ). An Aetna Bombshell When CVS ( CVS ) announced its acquisition offer for Aetna ( AET ) late last year, Seeking Alpha contributor Jonathan Webber called it a bombshell . Over the weekend, a different kind of bombshell hit Aetna: News t… read more...

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 08:32:42:000

David Fish's CCC list is an excellent source for dividend growth investors. Compiled and updated every month, the CCC list contains U.S. companies with at least 5 consecutive years of increasing dividends. The accompanying spreadsheet provides key statistics of the CCC stocks. In my monthl… read more...

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For February 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-12 08:32:42:000

David Fish's CCC list is an excellent source for dividend growth investors. Compiled and updated every month, the CCC list contains U.S. companies with at least 5 consecutive years of increasing dividends. The accompanying spreadsheet provides key statistics of the CCC stocks. In my monthl… read more...

CVS Ruined My Plan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 11:03:44:000

First, the raw truth. CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) is only about 1% of my stock portfolio. Therefore, it's mostly a position that I set up so that I'd pay attention to the company, while collecting dividends. Second, I started buying CVS in early November 2016 and my cost basis is just un… read more...

CVS Ruined My Plan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 11:03:44:000

First, the raw truth. CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) is only about 1% of my stock portfolio. Therefore, it's mostly a position that I set up so that I'd pay attention to the company, while collecting dividends. Second, I started buying CVS in early November 2016 and my cost basis is just un… read more...

CVS Ruined My Plan

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-11 11:03:44:000

First, the raw truth. CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) is only about 1% of my stock portfolio. Therefore, it's mostly a position that I set up so that I'd pay attention to the company, while collecting dividends. Second, I started buying CVS in early November 2016 and my cost basis is just un… read more...

CVS Dividend Remains Safe - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 13:32:12:000

Despite rumors of an entrance of Amazon ( AMZN ) into the pharmacy market, CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) continues to increase revenue largely through the growing Pharmacy Services Segment. The company has been able to retain PBM customers and has made key acquisitions to fend up new entrants… read more...

CVS Dividend Remains Safe - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 13:32:12:000

Despite rumors of an entrance of Amazon ( AMZN ) into the pharmacy market, CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) continues to increase revenue largely through the growing Pharmacy Services Segment. The company has been able to retain PBM customers and has made key acquisitions to fend up new entrants… read more...

CVS Dividend Remains Safe - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 13:32:12:000

Despite rumors of an entrance of Amazon ( AMZN ) into the pharmacy market, CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) continues to increase revenue largely through the growing Pharmacy Services Segment. The company has been able to retain PBM customers and has made key acquisitions to fend up new entrants… read more...

CVS Dividend Remains Safe - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 13:32:12:000

Despite rumors of an entrance of Amazon ( AMZN ) into the pharmacy market, CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) continues to increase revenue largely through the growing Pharmacy Services Segment. The company has been able to retain PBM customers and has made key acquisitions to fend up new entrants… read more...

CVS Dividend Remains Safe - Q4 2017 Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-09 13:32:12:000

Despite rumors of an entrance of Amazon ( AMZN ) into the pharmacy market, CVS Health Corporation ( CVS ) continues to increase revenue largely through the growing Pharmacy Services Segment. The company has been able to retain PBM customers and has made key acquisitions to fend up new entrants… read more...

Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway's plan to change health care a 'very difficult effort'

via: CNBC at 2018-02-09 10:19:00:000

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Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway's plan to change health care a 'very difficult effort'

via: CNBC at 2018-02-09 10:19:00:000

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Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway's plan to change health care a 'very difficult effort'

via: CNBC at 2018-02-09 10:19:00:000

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Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway's plan to change health care a 'very difficult effort'

via: CNBC at 2018-02-09 10:19:00:000

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Amazon, JP Morgan and Berkshire Hathaway's plan to change health care a 'very difficult effort'

via: CNBC at 2018-02-09 10:19:00:000

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Can CVS Continue To Grow Its Dividend Post Aetna Acquisition?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 16:13:37:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Y ield Strategist as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

Can CVS Continue To Grow Its Dividend Post Aetna Acquisition?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 16:13:37:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Y ield Strategist as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

Can CVS Continue To Grow Its Dividend Post Aetna Acquisition?

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-08 16:13:37:000

Editor's note: Seeking Alpha is proud to welcome Y ield Strategist as a new contributor. It's easy to become a Seeking Alpha contributor and earn money for your best investment ideas. Active contributors also get free access to the SA PRO archive. Click here to find out more … read more...

CVS still expects Aetna deal to close in the second half of the year

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 09:34:00:000

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CVS still expects Aetna deal to close in the second half of the year

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 09:34:00:000

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CVS still expects Aetna deal to close in the second half of the year

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 09:34:00:000

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CVS still expects Aetna deal to close in the second half of the year

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 09:34:00:000

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CVS to hike wages, introduce paid parental leave with windfall from new tax law

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 07:31:00:000

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CVS to hike wages, introduce paid parental leave with windfall from new tax law

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 07:31:00:000

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CVS to hike wages, introduce paid parental leave with windfall from new tax law

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 07:31:00:000

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CVS to hike wages, introduce paid parental leave with windfall from new tax law

via: CNBC at 2018-02-08 07:31:00:000

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Investment Ideas: Beating The Market By Focusing On Cash Distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 14:57:07:000

Cash distributions can have a big impact on shareholder returns over the long term. Many investors are closely familiar with dividends, but there is much more to cash distributions than dividend payments alone. Shareholder yield is a metric that considers not only dividend payments, but also c… read more...

Investment Ideas: Beating The Market By Focusing On Cash Distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 14:57:07:000

Cash distributions can have a big impact on shareholder returns over the long term. Many investors are closely familiar with dividends, but there is much more to cash distributions than dividend payments alone. Shareholder yield is a metric that considers not only dividend payments, but also c… read more...

Investment Ideas: Beating The Market By Focusing On Cash Distributions

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-07 14:57:07:000

Cash distributions can have a big impact on shareholder returns over the long term. Many investors are closely familiar with dividends, but there is much more to cash distributions than dividend payments alone. Shareholder yield is a metric that considers not only dividend payments, but also c… read more...

Hartford Municipal Bonds Rebound

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-06 15:07:07:000

Hartford CT GO Bond Price Snap back from Lows Hartford General Obligation Bonds bounce back after flirting with Bankruptcy In the summer of 2017, Hartford CT Mayor, Luke Bronin declared that without help from the State of Connecticut, the capital city would need to file bankruptcy …. read more...

Sand In My Shoes - January Update

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-05 11:13:35:000

The Sand in Shoes portfolio gained 2.5% during the month of January, adding more than $6,500 of total market value. This was despite all of my fixed income and equity funds paying several hundred dollars of distributions in late December instead of early January. I am very happy with the 2.5… read more...

Justice Department requests more information on CVS-Aetna merger

via: CNBC at 2018-02-01 18:33:00:000

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Justice Department requests more information on CVS-Aetna merger

via: CNBC at 2018-02-01 18:33:00:000

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CVS, Aetna get DoJ request for more information related to merger

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 17:52:57:000

CVSHealth (NYSE: CVS ) and Aetna (NYSE: AET ) say they received a request for additional information from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with the DoJ's review of their potential merger. More news on: CVS Health Corporation, Aetna, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Merger … read more...

CVS, Aetna get DoJ request for more information related to merger

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 17:52:57:000

CVSHealth (NYSE: CVS ) and Aetna (NYSE: AET ) say they received a request for additional information from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with the DoJ's review of their potential merger. More news on: CVS Health Corporation, Aetna, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Merger … read more...

CVS, Aetna get DoJ request for more information related to merger

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-02-01 17:52:57:000

CVSHealth (NYSE: CVS ) and Aetna (NYSE: AET ) say they received a request for additional information from the U.S. Department of Justice in connection with the DoJ's review of their potential merger. More news on: CVS Health Corporation, Aetna, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Merger … read more...

Aetna Foundation's New Awards Shine the "Spotlight" on Programs That Are Improving Community Health

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-31 09:00:00:000

From Complete Streets to Community Gardens: 10 Cities and Counties Recognized for Programs Making Progress in Addressing Social Determinants of Health The Aetna Foundation today announced 10 community health programs nationwide that are receiving their newly-launched Spotlight… read more...

Aetna Foundation's New Awards Shine the "Spotlight" on Programs That Are Improving Community Health

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-31 09:00:00:000

From Complete Streets to Community Gardens: 10 Cities and Counties Recognized for Programs Making Progress in Addressing Social Determinants of Health The Aetna Foundation today announced 10 community health programs nationwide that are receiving their newly-launched Spotlight… read more...

Aetna Foundation's New Awards Shine the "Spotlight" on Programs That Are Improving Community Health

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-31 09:00:00:000

From Complete Streets to Community Gardens: 10 Cities and Counties Recognized for Programs Making Progress in Addressing Social Determinants of Health The Aetna Foundation today announced 10 community health programs nationwide that are receiving their newly-launched Spotlight… read more...

Premarket analyst action - healthcare

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 08:04:47:000

ImmunoGen (NASDAQ: IMGN ) initiated with Buy rating and $18 (116% upside) price target at H.C. Wainwright. More news on: ImmunoGen, Inc., Biogen Inc., Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Premarket analyst action - healthcare

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 08:04:47:000

ImmunoGen (NASDAQ: IMGN ) initiated with Buy rating and $18 (116% upside) price target at H.C. Wainwright. More news on: ImmunoGen, Inc., Biogen Inc., Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Premarket analyst action - healthcare

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-31 08:04:47:000

ImmunoGen (NASDAQ: IMGN ) initiated with Buy rating and $18 (116% upside) price target at H.C. Wainwright. More news on: ImmunoGen, Inc., Biogen Inc., Zimmer Biomet Holdings, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Tougher than it looks: Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase's big plan to cut health costs

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 15:59:00:000

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Tougher than it looks: Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase's big plan to cut health costs

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 15:59:00:000

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Tougher than it looks: Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JP Morgan Chase's big plan to cut health costs

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 15:59:00:000

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Height weighs in on Amazon/Berkshire/JPMorgan healthcare venture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 10:05:07:000

Height Securities' Andrea Harris says managed care firms are not the ones in the crosshairs of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan's planned venture into healthcare. The margins are too thin and setting up a care network is expensive and difficult. More news on: Express Scripts, Inc., … read more...

Height weighs in on Amazon/Berkshire/JPMorgan healthcare venture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 10:05:07:000

Height Securities' Andrea Harris says managed care firms are not the ones in the crosshairs of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan's planned venture into healthcare. The margins are too thin and setting up a care network is expensive and difficult. More news on: Express Scripts, Inc., … read more...

Height weighs in on Amazon/Berkshire/JPMorgan healthcare venture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 10:05:07:000

Height Securities' Andrea Harris says managed care firms are not the ones in the crosshairs of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan's planned venture into healthcare. The margins are too thin and setting up a care network is expensive and difficult. More news on: Express Scripts, Inc., … read more...

Buy insurers on dip as new initiative from Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan is 'more bark than bite': Analyst

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 09:47:00:000

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Buy insurers on dip as new initiative from Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan is 'more bark than bite': Analyst

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 09:47:00:000

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Buy insurers on dip as new initiative from Amazon, Berkshire and JP Morgan is 'more bark than bite': Analyst

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 09:47:00:000

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UnitedHealth, CVS plunge on Bezos, Buffett and Dimon plan to improve U.S. health care

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 07:37:00:000

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UnitedHealth, CVS plunge on Bezos, Buffett and Dimon plan to improve U.S. health care

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 07:37:00:000

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UnitedHealth, CVS plunge on Bezos, Buffett and Dimon plan to improve U.S. health care

via: CNBC at 2018-01-30 07:37:00:000

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Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan to team up in healthcare venture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 07:30:56:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A ) and JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM ) have agreed to create an independent company focused on technology solutions aimed at providing U.S. employees and their families simplified, high-quality, transparent healthcare at a reasonable cost. Mor… read more...

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan to team up in healthcare venture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 07:30:56:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A ) and JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM ) have agreed to create an independent company focused on technology solutions aimed at providing U.S. employees and their families simplified, high-quality, transparent healthcare at a reasonable cost. Mor… read more...

Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan to team up in healthcare venture

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 07:30:56:000

Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN ), Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE: BRK.A ) and JPMorgan (NYSE: JPM ) have agreed to create an independent company focused on technology solutions aimed at providing U.S. employees and their families simplified, high-quality, transparent healthcare at a reasonable cost. Mor… read more...

Aetna beats by $0.05, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 06:33:09:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ): Q4 EPS of $1.25 beats by $0.05 . More news on: Aetna, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Aetna beats by $0.05, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 06:33:09:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ): Q4 EPS of $1.25 beats by $0.05 . More news on: Aetna, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Aetna beats by $0.05, beats on revenue

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 06:33:09:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ): Q4 EPS of $1.25 beats by $0.05 . More news on: Aetna, Inc., Earnings news and commentary, Healthcare stocks news, Read more … read more...

Aetna Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-30 06:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced fourth-quarter 2017 net income (1) of $244 million, or $0.74 per share. Adjusted earnings (2) for fourth-quarter 2017 were $411 million, or $1.25 per share. Full-year 2017 net income was $1.9 billion, or $5.68 per share. Full-year 2017 adjusted earnings were $3…. read more...

Aetna Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-30 06:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced fourth-quarter 2017 net income (1) of $244 million, or $0.74 per share. Adjusted earnings (2) for fourth-quarter 2017 were $411 million, or $1.25 per share. Full-year 2017 net income was $1.9 billion, or $5.68 per share. Full-year 2017 adjusted earnings were $3…. read more...

Aetna Reports Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-30 06:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET) announced fourth-quarter 2017 net income (1) of $244 million, or $0.74 per share. Adjusted earnings (2) for fourth-quarter 2017 were $411 million, or $1.25 per share. Full-year 2017 net income was $1.9 billion, or $5.68 per share. Full-year 2017 adjusted earnings were $3…. read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance: Week 9

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 04:16:18:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week Nine Performance Each week since the beginning of June, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This … read more...

Bulletproof Investing Performance: Week 9

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-30 04:16:18:000

Safety First: NASCAR driver Johanna Long and her helmet (Credit: Gearheads ) Bulletproof Investing: Week Nine Performance Each week since the beginning of June, I have presented at least two hedged portfolios created by Portfolio Armor to my Bulletproof Investing subscribers. This … read more...

Notable earnings before Tuesday's open

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 17:30:20:000

AET , AKS , ALLY , ALV , AOS , AXE , BEN , CDK , CIT , CNHI , CNX , CNXM , DHR , DOV , EAT , GLW , HCA , HOG , HRS , HUBB , MCD , MNRO , NTCT , NUE , PCAR , PFE , PHG , PHM , PII , PNR , PPBI , SAP , SF , SMG , SXI , TCF , TROW , UBSI , WDR , ZBH … read more...

Notable earnings before Tuesday's open

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-29 17:30:20:000

AET , AKS , ALLY , ALV , AOS , AXE , BEN , CDK , CIT , CNHI , CNX , CNXM , DHR , DOV , EAT , GLW , HCA , HOG , HRS , HUBB , MCD , MNRO , NTCT , NUE , PCAR , PFE , PHG , PHM , PII , PNR , PPBI , SAP , SF , SMG , SXI , TCF , TROW , UBSI , WDR , ZBH … read more...

Aetna Announces Transaction with Vitality Re IX

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 17:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced that it has entered into a four-year reinsurance arrangement with Vitality Re IX Limited as part of its long-term capital management strategy. The arrangement allows Aetna to reduce its required capital and provides $200 million of collateralized excess of… read more...

Aetna Announces Transaction with Vitality Re IX

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-29 17:30:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced that it has entered into a four-year reinsurance arrangement with Vitality Re IX Limited as part of its long-term capital management strategy. The arrangement allows Aetna to reduce its required capital and provides $200 million of collateralized excess of… read more...

Here's what to look for as health care reports earnings, with HCA, Aetna and CVS front and center

via: CNBC at 2018-01-28 15:49:00:000

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Here's what to look for as health care reports earnings, with HCA, Aetna and CVS front and center

via: CNBC at 2018-01-28 15:49:00:000

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Big week for markets up next, with Fed meeting, earnings tsunami and Trump State of the Union

via: CNBC at 2018-01-26 19:31:00:000

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Big week for markets up next, with Fed meeting, earnings tsunami and Trump State of the Union

via: CNBC at 2018-01-26 19:31:00:000

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Big week for markets is up next, with a Fed meeting, an earnings tsunami, and Trump's State of the Union

via: CNBC at 2018-01-26 19:31:00:000

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Big week for markets up next, with Fed meeting, earnings tsunami and Trump State of the Union

via: CNBC at 2018-01-26 19:31:00:000

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Big week for markets up next, with Fed meeting, earnings tsunami and Trump State of the Union

via: CNBC at 2018-01-26 19:31:00:000

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Aetna is fined by New York for leaking members' HIV status

via: CNBC at 2018-01-23 17:25:00:000

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Premarket analyst action - healthcare

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-22 09:22:21:000

Sarepta Therapeutics (NASDAQ: SRPT ) initiated with Outperform rating by RBC Capital Markets. More news on: Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc., Dynavax Technologies Corporation, Array BioPharma Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Lifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of Aetna Inc., AZZ Inc., Barracuda Networks, Inc., Bill Barrett Corporation, Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., Capitala Finance Corp., and Ekso Bionics Holdings, Inc.

via: PR Newswire at 2018-01-19 19:46:00:000

NEW YORK , Jan. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aetna Inc. (AET) Lifshitz & Miller announces investigation into possible breaches of fiduciary duties by the board in connection with the proposed sale of AET to CVS Health for $145.00 in cash and 0.8378 shares of CVS for each share o… read more...

Aetna Enhances Accountable Care Product in Connecticut with Trinity Health Of New England

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-18 11:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced an enhanced accountable care product, Aetna Whole Health SM Value Care Alliance and Trinity Health Of New England. The new product will provide employers with a value-based health care option designed to increase quality and improve the patient experien… read more...

10 Dividend Growth Stocks For January 2018

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-18 09:03:30:000

The CCC list is a wonderful source for dividend growth investors. Compiled and updated every month by David Fish, the CCC list contains U.S. companies with at least 5 consecutive years of higher dividend payments. The accompanying spreadsheet provides key statistics of the CCC stocks. In m… read more...

Monteverde & Associates PC Files Class Action Lawsuit On Behalf Of Shareholders Of Aetna, Inc In The District Of Connecticut

via: PR Newswire at 2018-01-17 17:09:00:000

NEW YORK , Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --Notice is hereby given that Monteverde & Associates PC has filed a class action lawsuit in the United States District Court for The District of Connecticut , case no. 3:18-cv-00083, on behalf of stockholders of Aetna, Inc, ("Aetna… read more...

UnitedHealth's Q4 beat buoys peers

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 15:14:36:000

UnitedHealth Group's ( UNH +2.2% ) Q4 results, reported yesterday, have stoked buying the managed care/health insurance space. More news on: UnitedHealth Group Inc., Aetna, Inc., Anthem, Inc., Healthcare stocks news, Earnings news and commentary, Stocks on the move, Read more … read more...

Buy CVS Before The Aetna Acqusition Is Completed.

via: SeekingAlpha at 2018-01-17 11:00:57:000

As discussed in the November 2017 portfolio update in my blog, I recently purchased two call options of CVS Health Corporation (NYSE: CVS) an American retail pharmacy and health care company. On December 3rd, 2017, CVS and Aetna (NYSE: AET ), an American health insurance company, announ… read more...

Aetna to Announce Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year 2017 Results

via: Business Wire at 2018-01-16 17:00:00:000

Aetna (NYSE: AET ) today announced that fourth-quarter and full-year 2017 results will be made public on Tuesday, January 30, at 6:30 a.m. ET. Given the pending transaction with CVS Health, Aetna will not host a conference call in conjunction with its earnings release and does not expect … read more...

Ex-Date Payment Date Record Date Declared Date Amount Flag Dividend Type Qualified Indicated
2017-10-11 2017-10-27 2017-10-12 2017-09-29 0.5 Dividend income
2017-07-11 2017-07-28 2017-07-13 2017-05-19 0.5 Dividend income Q
2017-04-11 2017-04-28 2017-04-13 2017-02-17 0.5 Dividend income Q
2017-01-10 2017-01-27 2017-01-12 2016-12-02 0.25 Dividend income Q
2016-10-11 2016-10-28 2016-10-13 2016-09-30 0.25 Dividend income Q
2016-07-12 2016-07-29 2016-07-14 2016-05-20 0.25 Dividend income Q
2016-04-12 2016-04-29 2016-04-14 2016-02-19 0.25 Dividend income Q
2016-01-12 2016-01-29 2016-01-14 2015-12-04 0.25 Dividend income Q
2015-10-13 2015-10-30 2015-10-15 2015-09-25 0.25 Dividend income Q
2015-07-14 2015-07-31 2015-07-16 2015-05-15 0.25 Dividend income Q
2015-04-07 2015-04-24 2015-04-09 2015-02-27 0.25 Dividend income Q
2015-01-13 2015-01-30 2015-01-15 2014-11-21 0.25 Dividend income Q
2014-10-14 2014-10-31 2014-10-16 2014-09-19 0.225 Dividend income Q
2014-07-08 2014-07-25 2014-07-10 2014-05-30 0.225 Dividend income Q
2014-04-08 2014-04-25 2014-04-10 2014-02-28 0.225 Dividend income Q
2014-01-14 2014-01-31 2014-01-16 2013-12-06 0.225 Dividend income Q
2013-10-08 2013-10-25 2013-10-10 2013-09-27 0.2 Dividend income Q
2013-07-09 2013-07-26 2013-07-11 2013-05-17 0.2 Dividend income Q
2013-04-09 2013-04-26 2013-04-11 2013-02-19 0.2 Dividend income Q
2013-01-08 2013-01-25 2013-01-10 2012-11-30 0.2 Dividend income Q
2018-01-10 2018-01-26 2018-01-11 2017-12-03 0.5 FI Dividend income
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