Stock Updates

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 1.80% today. In the last week its performance is 3.44%, and -2.68% for the past quarter. Currently, Aetna Inc., AET has a target price of 137.44, so today’s gain of 1.80% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.16%.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), has a market cap of 40981.53, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 95.00%.

At the current price of 116.69, it has a dividend yield of 0.86%, and its target price is 137.44. This is with a profit margin of 3.90%, and total debt/equity of 1.17. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has a P/E of 17.12, as well as a forward P/E of 13.17.

With a current EPS of 6.82, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 10.02%,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 12.06%.

Performance for the year is -0.31%. Since its IPO date on 1/3/1977, the total performance to date is 8.67%.

Volume today for Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), is 1713600, while its average volume is 2650.17. Whilst the total gain today was 1.80%, it did have a day high of -4.04%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.42%, and 1.38% for the month. The 52-week low for Aetna Inc., AET has been 26.83%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.36%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.50%, and its return on assets is 4.10%. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has an operating margin of 7.60%. With a sales growth of 4.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Aetna Inc., AET is in the sector Healthcare, its long-term debt/equity is 1.13, and has a current ratio of *TBA and *TBA for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Aetna Inc.? Well its PEG is 1.42, and the P/S is 0.66, along with a P/B of 2.31. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 2.39.

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.

About the author

Peter Clarke

Leave a Comment