|Bid||0.00 x 900|
|Ask||187.00 x 900|
|Day's Range||176.36 - 177.57|
|52 Week Range||142.66 - 194.40|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||31.22|
|Earnings Date||Aug 1, 2018 - Aug 6, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (1.12%)|
|1y Target Est||204.06|
CVS Health’s recent acquisition of Aetna has sparked talk of a pharmacy of the future, in which CVS’s walk-in “minute clinics” offer more services, and in a more accessible way than traditional health care. Bertolini, who has previously compared this goal to Apple’s (AAPL) Genius Bar, said CVS stores and services could become a “tent without walls,” by say, encouraging an individual with Type 1 diabetes named Sally to exercise a certain amount and keep her hemoglobin levels below a certain point.
In the wake of the tragedy earlier today at Santa Fe High School in Galveston County, Texas, Aetna is offering support services and counseling through Aetna Resources For Living to assist any person in South Texas who may have trouble coping with this senseless act of violence.
On May 18, 2018, the board of directors of Aetna declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share on the company’s common stock. The dividend is payable on August 1, 2018, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 25, 2018.
Initially, the group was targeting health policy and insurance experts, according to CNBC, interviewing candidates such as former Aetna Inc. ( AET) executive Gary Loveman, President Obama's technology chief Todd Park and ex-Medicare Chief Andy Slavitt.
Managed-care organizations showed healthy upside in the first quarter, but the biggest story in MCO-land remains, of course, the upcoming CVS Health (CVS) acquisition of Aetna (AET). Credit Suisse analyst A.J. Rice in a Monday research report lowered his Aetna target to $194 from $208 but remains Neutral on the stock. "We use a 70% probability that the AET-CVS deal is approved ($197 deal price based on current CVS price).
CVS Health Corp (NYSE:CVS) reported Q1 earnings, the shares are back to where they started, despite a bit of a roller-coaster ride. The Woonsocket, Rhode Island-based healthcare services company beat earnings estimates but missed on revenue. With its pending acquisition of Aetna, CVS starts a new chapter (maybe a whole book).
Dignity Health is far from the only hospital player seeking to gain strength through a merger. But it is the biggest.
LONDON, UK / ACCESSWIRE / May 09, 2018 / If you want access to our free earnings report on Centene Corp. (NYSE: CNC), all you need to do is sign up now by clicking the following link www.active-investors.com/registration-sg/?symbol=CNC. Centene reported its first quarter fiscal 2018 operating and financial results on April 24, 2018. The healthcare Company outperformed top- and bottom-line expectations and provided guidance for FY18.
The company reported a robust increase in revenue for all segments as its efforts to become a preferred pharmacy in restricted networks drove the retail top line and a good gain in client wins and client member growth bolstered its PBM operations. Impressively, CVS also expanded its gross and operating margins by 25 and 23 basis points, respectively. The company's retail segment did experience a 42-basis-point decrease in gross margin as it was forced to discount its generic pharmaceutical products in order to obtain preferred pharmacy status on several PBM pharmacy networks.
Democrats will bring single-payer insurance to the United States if they get back in power, says Berkshire Hathaway Vice Chairman Charlie Munger.
The potentially disruptive healthcare enterprise being developed by Berkshire Hathaway, Amazon and JPMorgan could have a new CEO very soon.
Aetna will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Friday, May 18, 2018, at 9:30 a.m. ET in New York City. The meeting will be accessible through a live, audio-only webcast on the company’s Investor Information website, www.aetna.com/investor.
U.S. health insurers just posted their best financial results in years, shrugging off worries that the worst flu season in recent history would hurt profits. Aetna Inc., for instance, posted its widest profit margin since 2004. Centene Corp. had its most profitable quarter since 2008.
CVS Health Corp. signage is displayed outside a pharmacy store in downtown Los Angeles, California, U.S., on Friday, Oct. 27, 2017. CVS Health Corp. will buy Aetna Inc. for about $67.5 billion, creating a health-care giant that will have a hand in everything from insurance to the corner drugstore. CVS Health chief executive officer Larry Merlo Wednesday said the company’s $69 billion acquisition of health insurance giant Aetna is “making good progress” with state regulators and on track to close later this year.
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