|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||0.00 x 800|
|Day's Range||203.70 - 206.00|
|52 Week Range||149.69 - 206.66|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||19.26|
|Earnings Date||Oct 29, 2018 - Nov 2, 2018|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.00 (0.99%)|
|1y Target Est||203.73|
Federal officials finally approved the merger of Cigna (NYSE:CI), one of the nation’s biggest health insurers, and pharmacy benefit manager Express Scripts Holding Co. (NASDAQ:ESRX) Cigna stock has been a strong performer in recent years, and this merger will make CI stock even more formidable. One of the motivating factors behind this $52 billion deal was the desire to keep pace with Aetna (NYSE:AET), Cigna’s chief rival in the health insurance market. Aetna is planning to join forces with CVS Health (NYSE:CVS), the drugstore chain that competes with Express Scripts in most of the largest regional markets.
CVS Health CEO Larry Merlo outlined his vision for a combined company with health insurer Aetna. CVS Health CVS 's $69 billion merger with health insurer Aetna AET will create a new data-driven health-care model that's more personal, convenient and tailored to individual patients than ever before, CVS CEO Larry Merlo said Thursday. The health-care industry is ripe for change, with consumers frustrated with rising costs and new entrants eyeing an opportunity to upend established practices.
Aetna has named Keith Wisdom as the Chief Executive Officer for Aetna Better Health® of Kansas, Aetna’s Medicaid health plan in the state. Aetna Better Health was recently selected by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment to offer Medicaid benefits to enrollees statewide in the KanCare Medicaid managed care program starting on January 1, 2019.
Multinational corporations are taking steps to more quickly detect and report data breaches, in part to avoid steep penalties under a sweeping set of regulations from the European Union. The General Data Protection Regulation, which took effect in May, requires firms that collect data about European Union citizens to report a data breach to regulators within 72 hours of discovery.
Aetna has announced that Richard Weiss has been named president of its Florida market. In this role, Weiss has profit and loss responsibility for the market’s small group, large group, public & labor and Medicare businesses.
The decision bodes well for the pending U.S. antitrust review of CVS Health Corp's (CVS.N) proposed $69 billion acquisition of health insurer Aetna Inc (AET.N). The new company will marry Cigna's business of managing health plans for corporations and the government with Express Scripts' (ESRX.O) role handling pharmacy benefits for those same customers.
The U.S. Justice Department's antitrust review of CVS Health Corp's planned purchase of Aetna Inc may conclude soon, a source familiar with the review said on Monday. That said, arranging divestitures ...
The health-care and auto sectors have the potential to be trouble spots as the economy heads towards its next recession, according to strategists at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.
In a competitive market for skilled workers, it's vital for employers to offer good health benefits. We asked a panel of leaders in the local health care and benefits industries what you should know.
A new report by the state's Center for Health Information and Analysis shows that consumers fled insurers that hiked premiums in favor of national insurers and those with better rates.
Aetna (NYSE:AET) stock has soared of late, for two key reasons. First, a takeout of Aetna stock by CVS (NYSE:CVS) appears increasingly likely to pass regulatory muster. Secondly, CVS stock, a component of the consideration paid for AET stock, has gained, increasing the value of the offer.
Aetna is offering resources to members who may be impacted by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
Abbott (ABT) to see a rise in customer adoption of its DRG therapy following the receipt of new national coverage from Aetna.
DocuSign (NASDAQ:DOCU), which operates an e-signature platform, is one of this year’s hottest IPOs, up over 100%. On news of the latest earnings report, DocuSign stock is off 7% in early trading. Now the company did beat expectations and raised the outlook.
In early August, UnitedHealth Group (UNH) announced that its board of directors has authorized a cash dividend of $0.90 per share in its regular quarterly meeting. The dividend will be payable on September 18 to shareholders of record on September 7. The dividend represents an increase of 20% over its quarterly dividend of $0.75 paid during the third quarter of 2017. For fiscal 2018, the indicated annual dividend stands at $3.60.
UnitedHealth Group (UNH) is the leading managed healthcare company in the United States and one of the largest Fortune 500 companies. The company is focused on establishing itself as a diversified healthcare business and operates across UnitedHealthcare and Optum business divisions.
The report comes on the heels of the Tampa managed health care provider wrapping up the largest deal in its history.
On September 5, UnitedHealth Group (UNH) ended the trading day at $267.64. The stock was marginally down from its previous day’s closing price. However, the stock registered its 52-week high of $270.17 last week on August 30. It was trading at its 52-week low of $186 on October 13, 2017.
U.S. stock futures were rising slightly on Thursday, Sept. 6, even as investors braced for another potentially damaging escalation in the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Investors were eyeing developments in the U.S.-China trade war as the public comment period on the impact of fresh tariffs on $200 billion worth of China-made goods concludes later Thursday and will allow Donald Trump to apply the tariffs whenever he sees fit. "We've done very well in negotiations with China but we're not prepared to make the deal that they'd like to make," Trump told reporters Wednesday in Washington.