|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||195.01 x 800|
|Day's Range||188.67 - 190.73|
|52 Week Range||149.69 - 194.40|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||18.06|
|Earnings Date||Aug 2, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (1.06%)|
|1y Target Est||203.19|
Officials issue a dire warning over the state of Social Security and Medicare. Yahoo Finance's Seana Smith, Myles Udland and Ethan Wolff-Mann discuss.
After the Senate policy luncheons, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell with his leadership, and Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bill Cassidy (R-LA) the authors of the Graham-Cassidy Bill, announce to journalists that the bill will not be voted on because there aren't votes for passage, on Capitol Hill in Washington DC Tuesday September 26, 2017. Conservative health care think tank scholars have published a new proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare, hoping that they can persuade Congress to take up the issue one more time before November. The proposal, entitled “The Health Care Choices Proposal: Policy Recommendations to Congress—Why Congress Must Act,” was published by the Health Policy Consensus Group, a kind of conservative health wonk Jedi Council led by Grace-Marie Turner of the Galen Institute, who is also a Forbes contributor).
After months of review, the American Medical Association said state and federal regulators should block the acquisition of Aetna by CVS Health, saying the creation of a new healthcare giant would lead to higher prices and too much control of seniors' Medicare drug plans. The AMA's announcement, which came before a hearing Tuesday afternoon before state insurance regulators in California, is a surprising blow to drugstore chain CVS' $69 billion effort to takeover Aetna, the nation's third largest health insurer. The AMA's announcement comes despite the lack of discussion of the CVS-Aetna deal earlier this month at the group's annual policy-making House of Delegates meeting in Chicago.
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Walgreens and Humana plan to open two open senior-focused care centers in Walgreens stores this fall in Kansas City, Missouri. Serving the elderly is an increasingly important battleground for health-care companies as baby boomers age and enroll in Medicare prescription plans. CVS Health has said in-store clinics are a key component of its planned $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna.
Aetna (AET) Market President of Ohio and Kentucky Brad Fischer joins local and state-based economic leaders today to jointly announce Aetna’s growing investment in the New Albany community and economy. The company has expanded its operations into a new 50,000+ square foot facility and is projected to hire up to 650 new employees by year-end 2020. “Aetna is excited to be growing in Ohio and adding jobs in New Albany, a community we’ve been a part of for nearly 20 years,” said Fischer.
Sutter Health named Brian Fellner as the new CEO of Sutter Health Plus — the health system’s HMO insurance plan. Fellner currently serves as the health maintenance organization’s chief financial officer, a position he’s held for a year. Fellner will step into his new role on July 16, Phil Jackson, CEO of Sutter Health Plan Products, said in an interview.
Today, Aetna (AET) released the results of its inaugural Health Ambitions Study, which explores consumers’ health goals and the relationship between consumers and providers in the evolving health care system. The study finds that people, particularly women, are paying attention to their holistic health, as they seek resources that better support both health and wellbeing. Forty-five percent of women say they have a stress reduction health goal, compared to 28 percent of men.
The Jun. 12 U.S. District Court decision to allow AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) to buy Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX) for $85 billion just set the table for more big M&A deals in the second half of the year. Acquisitions already in the works, such as CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) buying Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) for $69 billion, likely have clear sailing as a result of the decision. The Fed is likely to announce an interest rate hike 0.25% late Wednesday with speculation it might boost rates four times this year instead of the three forecasted.
A couple of conflicting views on retailer Five Below offer a moral about taking a less single-minded approach in investing.
While the world focused on the shares of media companies after a federal judge approved AT&T's (T) proposed $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner (TWX), other industries also benefited from the prospects of mega-deals. As Barron's Varada Bhat wrote, the S&P 500's top-performing stocks on Wednesday were either already involved in merger activities, or those that might be. Pharmacy chain CVS Health (CVS) announced plans to acquire Aetna (AET) for $69 billion in December.
FILE: The CVS Health Corp. signage is displayed outside a pharmacy store in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. It’s been a good week for CVS Health and Aetna with a judge clearing the AT&T-Time Warner merger and now the nation’s largest doctor group staying quiet on the drugstore chain’s proposed acquisition of the nation’s third-largest health insurance company. Wall Street is cheering a federal judge’s ruling that the U.S. Justice Department failed to prove that AT&T’s $85 billion purchase of Time Warner violated antitrust deals.
A firm offer from Comcast, widely expected later in the day, could upend Fox's $52 billion all-stock deal to be bought by Walt Disney Co. U.S. District Judge Richard Leon on Tuesday approved AT&T's buyout of Time Warner, rebuffing an attempt by U.S. President Donald Trump to block the takeover and potentially clearing the path for more such deals in a rapidly changing media industry.
NEW YORK, June 11, 2018-- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Fundamental Markets released its latest key findings for all current investors, traders, and shareholders of Aetna ...
Analyst Donald Hooker upgraded Laboratory Corp. Consolidation within the lab testing space is likely to occur as a result of both UnitedHealth Group Inc (NYSE: UNH) and Aetna Inc (NYSE: AET) opening up their networks to include both Laboratory Corp. and Quest Diagnostics as in-network providers, Hooker said in a research report.
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The two companies -- which are set to combine in a $77 billion merger once clearing regulatory reviews -- announced a slew of executive positions at the new, combined entity on Wednesday. Among the announcements was that Shawn Guertin, CFO of Aetna, would take over as CFO of CVS Health while Karen Lynch, currently president of Aetna, will take the executive vice president role at CVS Health while remaining president of the insurer. Fran Soistman will continue on as EVP and Head of Government Services for Aetna.
The CVS logo is seen infront of one of its stores in Washington, DC on December 3, 2017. US pharmacy chain CVS has agreed to buy medical insurer Aetna for around $69 billion. CVS Health Wednesday introduced its new management team that will lead the larger company after it merges with Aetna, elevating Aetna’s top financial officer to CFO of the larger new company while keeping the pharmacy chain’s top doctor and pharmacy benefit executive.
Aetna’s current chief financial officer, Shawn Guertin, will become CFO of CVS, one of several planned executive changes.
CVS Health Corp. announced early Wednesday the management team that will serve once its acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc. closes. Aetna Chief Financial Officer Shawn Guertin will serve as CVS Health's ...
WOONSOCKET, R.I., June 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- CVS Health (CVS) today announced the management team that following the close of the Aetna (AET) acquisition will lead the combined company into the future. Aetna will operate as a stand-alone business unit within the CVS Health enterprise following the close and will be led by members of their current management team. In addition, members of both the Aetna and CVS Health management teams will play significant roles in the newly combined company. The transaction is expected to close in the second half of 2018, subject to required regulatory approvals.