Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ Acquires 6373 Shares of Aetna Inc. (AET)

Marco Green
November 15, 2017

Aetna Inc New now has $57.11 billion valuation.

Qv Investors Inc, which manages about $1.22B US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in American Express Co (NYSE:AXP) by 11,760 shares to 736,389 shares, valued at $62.03 million in 2017Q2, according to the filing. About 2.24 million shares traded. RBC Capital Markets maintained Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) rating on Friday, April 29. It has outperformed by 12.14% the S&P500.

Aetna Incorporated New (NYSE:AET) had a decrease of 22.57% in short interest. (AET) most recent 13F filing, the company has 80 new institutional holders - accounting for 3.01 million shares of its common stock. Spirit Of America Ny reported 3,800 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. The SI to Cloud Peak Energy Incorporated's float is 7.72%.

About 63,739 shares traded or 4.47% up from the average. Cloud Peak Energy Inc. St. Joe Co (NYSE:JOE) has risen 4.71% since November 14, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.88% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.69 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.25, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. If the published price targets set by Aetna Inc. analysts have any power to influence the stock's share price, the highest price target set for AET is $204. 76 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. The volume of AET witnessed a shift from 2.24 million shares, based on a 50-day average, to 2.15 million shares. The institutional investor held 108,084 shares of the medical specialities company at the end of 2017Q2, valued at $16.41 million, up from 103,144 at the end of the previous reported quarter. 378,423 are held by Calamos Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company.

First Corp In invested in 417 shares. They expect $-0.34 earnings per share, down 175.56% or $0.79 from last year's $0.45 per share. The original version of this article can be viewed at Highland Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Com invested in 0.51% or 41,806 shares. Hl Financial Services Lc has 0.02% invested in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) for 5,343 shares. The total number of shares traded in the last 90-day period is 143,377. Fifth Third Bank invested in 225 shares. Park Corp Oh stated it has 2,533 shares. Cibc Asset Mgmt Inc reported 33,524 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Pax Ww Mngmt Limited Liability holds 14,071 shares. Advisory Svcs Networks Limited Liability Corp has invested 0.04% of its portfolio in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). (NYSE:AET) can provide us with excellent insight into how the company's stock is performing.

Analysts await Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) to report earnings on January, 30. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 5.0% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that Aetna will post 9.78 EPS for the current fiscal year. The firm's revenue was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. analysts predict that Aetna Inc. will post 9.78 earnings per share for the current year. Credit Suisse Group assumed coverage on shares of Aetna in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. The target would indicate a potential upside of 13.86 % from the last price of Aetna (NYSE:AET). Therefore 43% are positive. Aetna had 59 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Jefferies downgraded it to "Hold" rating and $56 target in Tuesday, February 2 report. Raymond James Financial, Inc. raised Aetna from a "market perform" rating to an "outperform" rating and set a $200.00 price objective on the stock in a report on Friday, November 3rd. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the stock. BTIG Research maintained the shares of ALR in report on Thursday, May 25 with "Hold" rating. The firm has "Overweight" rating given on Thursday, August 17 by Morgan Stanley. BidaskClub lowered shares of Aetna from a strong-buy rating to a buy rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 19th. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets.

Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $5.20 million activity. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Aetna from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. $4.03 million worth of stock was sold by McCarthy Margaret M on Wednesday, June 7. Also, President Karen S. Lynch sold 15,271 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 18th. Hanson Doremus Investment owns 38 shares. (NYSE:AET) is 0.025027. This number is calculated by dividing net income after tax by the company's total assets. Applied Matls Inc (NASDAQ:AMAT) was reduced too.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.01 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.58, from 1.73 in 2017Q1. It improved, as 47 investors sold ALR shares while 54 reduced holdings. 29 funds opened positions while 40 raised stakes. The insider now holds 35,557 shares of Aetna Inc. Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability holds 0% or 608 shares in its portfolio. Moreover, Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has 0% invested in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Planning accumulated 26,256 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Connor Clark & Lunn Ltd reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Great West Life Assurance Communication Can, a Manitoba - Canada-based fund reported 404,169 shares. 44,860 are owned by Thrivent Fin For Lutherans. The New Jersey-based Systematic Financial Management Lp has invested 0.06% in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Credit Suisse Ag invested 0.03% in Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR).

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