Zacks Rating on Aetna (AET)

Aetna (AET) : The consensus on Aetna (AET) based on 16 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.97, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 8 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 2 analyst believes that the stock is a Buy, which can produce decent returns in the future. 5 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock.

Aetna (AET) : Currently there are 13 street experts covering Aetna (AET) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $152 and $80 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $135.77. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $18.04.


Shares of Aetna Inc. rose by 0.71% in the last five trading days and 1.64% for the last 4 weeks. Aetna Inc. is up 7.52% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 11.54%. Aetna (NYSE:AET): On Tuesdays trading session , Opening price of the stock was $120.31 with an intraday high of $120.77. The bears continued to sell at higher levels and eventually sold the stock down to an intraday low of $119.58. However, the stock managed to close at $119.77, a loss of 0.32% for the day. On the previous day, the stock had closed at $120.15. The total traded volume of the day was 865,467 shares.

Aetna Inc. is a diversified health care benefits company. The Company offers a range of traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services. The Companys operations are conducted in three business segments: Health Care, Group Insurance and Large Case Pensions. The Companys Health Care segment includes medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health and vision plans. The Companys Group Insurance segments products consist primarily of Life Insurance Products, Disability Insurance Products and Long-Term Care Insurance Products. The Companys Large Case Pensions segment manages a variety of retirement products (including pension and annuity products) primarily for tax-qualified pension plans. The Companys customers include employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, health care providers, Governmental units, Government-sponsored plans, labor groups and expatriates.

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