Simplex Trading adds Aetna Inc (AET) to its portfolio

Aetna Inc (AET) : Simplex Trading added new position in Aetna Inc during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 9,328 shares of Aetna Inc which is valued at $1,060,780 , the company said in a statement filed on Oct 7, 2016 with the SEC.Aetna Inc makes up approximately 0.14% of Simplex Trading’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Central Bank Trust Co reduced its stake in AET by selling 810 shares or 5.53% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 13,827 shares of AET which is valued at $1,572,406. Aetna Inc makes up approx 0.45% of Central Bank Trust Co’s portfolio.Washington Trust Bank boosted its stake in AET in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 29 additional shares and now holds a total of 3,123 shares of Aetna Inc which is valued at $359,083. Aetna Inc makes up approx 0.09% of Washington Trust Bank’s portfolio.

Aetna Inc closed down -0.27 points or -0.24% at $113.72 with 18,73,315 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $114.31, the shares hit an intraday low of $113.14 and an intraday high of $114.66 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.

On the company’s financial health, Aetna Inc reported $2.21 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.09 according to the earnings call on Aug 2, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.12. The company had revenue of $15952.30 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $15762.79 million. The company’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.05 EPS.

Investors should note that on Sep 30, 2016, Aetna Inc announced a cash dividend of $0.2500. The company’s management has announced Oct 11, 2016 as the ex-dividend date and fixed the record date on Oct 13, 2016. The payable date has been fixed on Oct 28, 2016.

Aetna Inc. is a diversified health care benefits company. The Company offers a range of traditional voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services. The Company’s operations are conducted in three business segments: Health Care Group Insurance and Large Case Pensions. The Company’s Health Care segment includes medical pharmacy benefit management services dental behavioral health and vision plans. The Company’s Group Insurance segment’s products consist primarily of Life Insurance Products Disability Insurance Products and Long-Term Care Insurance Products. The Company’s Large Case Pensions segment manages a variety of retirement products (including pension and annuity products) primarily for tax-qualified pension plans. The Company’s customers include employer groups individuals college students part-time and hourly workers health plans health care providers Governmental units Government-sponsored plans labor groups and expatriates.

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