Aetna, Inc. (NYSE:AET)

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More Strikes, Protests Demand $15 Hourly Wage

According to a report released Wednesday by the National Employment Law Project (NELP), nearly 17 million low-paid workers have seen wage increases since November of 2012. The increases are a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Alcoa, Aetna, Barracuda, GoPro, Pulte, United Tech and Many More

Stocks actually were stabilizing on Friday on the heels of the worst four-day start for the markets in our lifetime. China stabilized, at least for a day, and we saw ...
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10 Stocks to Pick Up in December

December has historically been the best month for stocks over the last century. It is a time when uptrends generally resume after a rocky August through October. To avoid picking stocks at ...
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UnitedHealth Warning Creates Huge Spillover, With Big Implications Ahead

The pressure against certain aspects of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare, may be growing. News about certain health insurance exchanges failing has been coming out, and the 2016 presidential ...
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4 S&P 500 Stocks That Could Be Up 50% by Year End

This year hasn’t been a great one for the S&P 500. Year to date, the index is up only 2.5%. But there are still many S&P 500 stocks that have ...
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Aetna Seen Having Solid Upside in Independent Research Report

Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) may be worth quite a bit more than its current price, and that might be the case with or without its merger with Humana Inc. (NYSE: ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aetna, Eli Lilly, Gilead, Royal Gold, Sirius XM and Many More

Stocks were handily lower Friday morning after Janet Yellen and the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) decided to keep zero interest rates here for just a tad longer. The one ...
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3 Jefferies Top New Value Stocks to Buy Now

With a huge rally and then another sell-off continuing to add volatility into the markets, it may be time to make some shifts in strategy. While the rally was heartening, ...
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Insider Selling Light Despite Market Meltdown: Aetna, O’Reilly, Loews, DR Horton and More

That certainly was the kind of week investors like to forget. Slow summer trading and no liquidity means big-time sellers can punish the market. The good news is this past ...
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Why Merrill Lynch Upgraded Aetna

Merrill Lynch upgraded Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) to Buy from Neutral but maintains its price objective at $132, implying an 18% upside. Since the announcement that Aetna will acquire Humana ...
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Humana Posts 2Q Earnings Beat

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) reported its second-quarter financial results Wednesday before the markets opened. The company had $1.67 in earnings per share (EPS) on $13.73 billion in revenue compared to ...
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Why Aetna Is Now a Bargain

The Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) and Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) merger has shaken up the health insurance industry. This has been long awaited since the Affordable Care Act came into ...
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Health Insurance Mergers Falling Into Place

Over the long weekend, the first move toward an acquisition was made in the health insurance industry. This has been long awaited since the Affordable Care Act came into play. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Epizyme, Goldcorp, GoPro, Intuitive Surgical, VMware and More

Stocks were indicated lower after the Greek "no" vote on austerity. The one trend that has prevailed for over three years is that investors have literally bought every single pullback. ...
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Do Health Insurance Mergers Really Need to Sweat DOJ Reviews?

The world of health insurance has been marked by consolidation for years now. It is generally true that antitrust issues arise when there become only two or three choices. The ...
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