Aetna Inc. (AET) Stock Guide

May 16, 2020
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Looking to buy or sell Aetna Inc. (AET)? Interested in getting the full scoop on AET, including earnings and dividends, stock forecast, buy or sell analysis and key stats? If so, you came to the right place.

In this AET stock guide, we'll address key questions about AET, above and beyond what you can find on Yahoo Finance, Zacks, MarketWatch or Morningstar.

Here is what you'll be able to find in this guide:

Analysis: Finny Score and buy or sell analysis;
Key Stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio, industry, sector, and number of employees.

And here is the list of questions we'll answer:
1. AET buy or sell? What is AET Finny Score?
2. What are the reasons to buy AET? Why should I buy AET stock?
3. What are the reasons to sell AET? Why should I sell AET stock?
4. What are AET key stats: revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

So let's start. Scroll down to the question that interests you the most.

Analysis

1. AET buy or sell? What is AET Finny Score?

Our quantitative analysis shows 0 reasons to buy and 2 reasons to sell AET. AET doesn’t have an assigned Finny Score, because we don’t have sufficient data points to score the stock.

2. What are the reasons to buy AET? Why should I buy AET stock?

Here are the reasons to buy AET stock:

  • Aetna's large membership base gives it significant competitive advantages. This dynamic will be enhanced if it can execute a rollup strategy of smaller health insurers.
  • The firm’s solid operations within the group market niche positions it well in one of the most profitable health-insurance segments.
  • Aetna’s large geographic reach should allow it to participate in several exchanges nationwide.

3. What are the reasons to sell AET? Why should I sell AET stock?

Let's look at the reasons to sell AET stock (i.e., the bear case):

  • The overhaul of the U.S. healthcare market has built unprecedented uncertainty into the operating environment for Aetna.
  • Increased transparency and competition will pressure pricing and profits for MCOs.
  • Aetna’s growth prospects are strong; however, this will most likely come from lower profit cohorts.
  • AET stock price ($212.70) is at the 52-week high. Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See AET price chart.
  • AET profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -0.45 percentage points. See AET profitability chart.

Key Stats

4. What are AET key stats : revenue, market cap, revenue growth, profit margin, P/E ratio, P/B ratio industry, sector, and number of employees?

Let's look at the key statistics for AET:

Metrics AET
Price $212.30
Average Price Target / Upside N/A
Average Analyst Rating N/A
Forward Dividend Yield 0.00%
Industry Copper
Sector Basic Materials
Number of Employees N/A
Market Cap N/A
Forward P/E Ratio N/A
Price/Book Ratio N/A
Revenue (TTM) N/A
YoY Quarterly Revenue Growth N/A
Profit Margin N/A

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