Published: Wed, November 15, 2017
Business | By Kate Woods

Aetna Inc. (AET) Insider Trading: SOISTMAN FRANCIS S JR sold 54604 Shares


Westside Investment Management Inc. now owns 1,148 shares of the company's stock worth $177,000 after acquiring an additional 400 shares during the last quarter. The original version of this news story can be accessed at https://www.dispatchtribunal.com/2017/11/14/aetna-inc-aet-stock-rating-reaffirmed-by-piper-jaffray-companies.html. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 23,117,526 shares of the company's stock valued at $2,948,640,000 after buying an additional 838,578 shares in the last quarter. About 854,151 shares traded. Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) has risen 28.84% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 12.14% the S&P500. Spirit Of America Ny reported 3,800 shares or 0.06% of all its holdings. With 179,000 avg volume, 3 days are for Calamos Convertible Opportunitie (NASDAQ:CHI)'s short sellers to cover CHI's short positions. The SI to Cloud Peak Energy Incorporated's float is 7.72%.

BroadSoft, Inc.is a global provider of software and services that enable telecommunications service providers to deliver hosted, cloud Unified Communications to their enterprise customers. (NYSE:CLD) has risen 86.63% since November 13, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.50% the S&P500.

It last reported revenues of $259.74 million and EPS of $1.14 for the September 2017, representing 76% top-line growth and 0.55 EPS growth. Its down 0.25, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It dived, as 62 investors sold AET shares while 331 reduced holdings.

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The most recent non open market insider trade was completed by SOISTMAN FRANCIS S JR on 09/18/2017, and was a disposition of 54,604 shares with a final price of $161. 290.06 million shares or 2.18% less from 296.52 million shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Following the completion of the sale, the executive vice president now owns 33,563 shares in the company, valued at approximately $5,465,734.55. Voya Mgmt Ltd Liability stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Alere Inc (NYSE:ALR). Ngam Advsr Lp has 0.12% invested in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) for 75,141 shares. With the constructive P/E value of Aetna Inc., the investors are able to forecast the positive earnings growth of the company. Jane Street Group Inc Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0% or 3,770 shares.

Aetna Inc. most recently reported earnings per share (EPS) of $2.45 for the September 2017 versus $2.07 in the same quarter a year ago, representing 18% growth. Cornerstone Cap Mngmt Ltd Llc accumulated 72,940 shares. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage reported 225,819 shares. Park Corp Oh stated it has 2,533 shares. Brinker Cap Inc invested in 0.09% or 12,223 shares.

Sagard Capital Partners Management Corp holds 17.66% of its portfolio in BroadSoft Inc for 625,000 shares. Iguana Healthcare Limited Liability Company has 2.79% invested in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) for 32,500 shares. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 88.28% of the company's stock. Boston Common Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp reported 0.18% in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET). AET's profit will be $401.07 million for 35.10 P/E if the $1.23 EPS becomes a reality. Aetna Inc. has 329.7 million shares outstanding, and in the last trade has seen ATR around 4.41. Aetna presently has a consensus rating of Buy and an average target price of $170.34. Therefore 43% are positive. Iamgold Corp had 42 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, October 27 the stock rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Market Perform". The stock of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) has "Hold" rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. RBC Capital Markets has "Outperform" rating and $162.0 target. Eleven investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company. Credit Suisse initiated the shares of AET in report on Wednesday, December 16 with "Neutral" rating. The firm has "Buy" rating by Stifel Nicolaus given on Tuesday, May 16. (NYSE:AET) in a research report released on Friday, November 3rd. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets.

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Since May 16, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 selling transactions 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. Also, EVP Margaret M. Mccarthy sold 10,288 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, September 15th. Lynch Karen S had sold 7,825 shares worth $1.17 million on Wednesday, June 7. (NYSE:AET) is 0.025027. This number is calculated by dividing net income after tax by the company's total assets.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.25, from 0.94 in 2017Q1. It dropped, as 29 investors sold Cloud Peak Energy Inc. shares while 31 reduced holdings. 7 funds opened positions while 28 raised stakes. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Com holds 0.01% or 8,825 shares in its portfolio. Deutsche Bank Ag accumulated 91,186 shares or 0% of the stock. Moreover, Teachers Retirement Systems Of The State Of Kentucky has 0% invested in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. Investors managing their own money may want to make sure that they know exactly what stocks are in the portfolio at all times. Pittenger And Anderson owns 18,100 shares. Connor Clark & Lunn Ltd reported 0.05% of its portfolio in Cloud Peak Energy Inc. 44,860 are owned by Thrivent Fin For Lutherans.

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