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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 2.00% today. In the last week its performance is 0.71%, and 2.63% for the past quarter. Currently, Aetna Inc., AET has a target price of 137.94, so today’s gain of 2.00% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.37%.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), has a market cap of 41089.87, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.30%, and institutional ownership is 95.30%.

At the current price of 118.94, it has a dividend yield of 0.86%, and its target price is 137.94. 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 17.56, as well as a forward P/E of 13.2.

With a current EPS of 6.64, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 9.75%,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 -0.33%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 8.59%.

Volume today for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), is 1523965, while its average volume is 3015.1. Whilst the total gain today was 2.00%, it did have a day high of -3.54%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.10%, and 2.58% for the month. The 52-week low for Aetna Inc., AET has been 29.27%, while the 52-week-high has reached -4.34%.

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 -48.00% 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 1.47, and the P/S is 0.67, along with a P/B of 2.43. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 10.91.

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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