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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 0.12% today. In the last week its performance is 1.14%, and 7.50% for the past quarter. Currently, Aetna Inc., AET has a target price of 140.19, so today’s gain of 0.12% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.12%.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), has a market cap of 42922.07, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 95.40%.

At the current price of 120.38, 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 18.11, as well as a forward P/E of 13.6.

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 5.22%. Since its IPO date on 01/03/1977, the total performance to date is 11.73%.

Volume today for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), is 547267, while its average volume is 2286.42. Whilst the total gain today was 0.12%, it did have a day high of -2.58%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.56%, and 1.68% for the month. The 52-week low for Aetna Inc., AET has been 30.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -3.39%.

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 2.51. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 11.4.

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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