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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) from Healthcare

Today’s top gainers include the company Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) which is in the industry Health Care Plans, gaining -1.78% today. In the last week its performance is 1.95%, and 4.97% for the past quarter. Currently, Aetna Inc., AET has a target price of 140.19, so today’s gain of -1.78% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.37%.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), has a market cap of 42818.55, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 95.40%.

At the current price of 119.95, it has a dividend yield of 0.83%, and its target price is 140.19. This is with a profit margin of 3.80%, and total debt/equity of 0.46. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has a P/E of 18.07, as well as a forward P/E of 13.57.

With a current EPS of 6.64, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.84%,Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 10.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 11.98%.

Performance for the year is -3.55%. Since its IPO date on 01/03/1977, the total performance to date is 11.46%.

Volume today for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), is 4271734, while its average volume is 2321. Whilst the total gain today was -1.78%, it did have a day high of -2.93%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.89%, and 1.74% for the month. The 52-week low for Aetna Inc., AET has been 30.09%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.70%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.50%, and its return on assets is 4.30%. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has an operating margin of 7.50%. With a sales growth of 4.00% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Aetna Inc., AET is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 0.44, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Aetna Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.51, and the P/S is 0.7, along with a P/B of 2.5. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.37.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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