Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) Sellers Decreased By 14.8% Their Shorts

April 17, 2018 - By Richard Doty

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Big Money Sentiment decreased to 0.83 in Q4 2017. It has change of 0.08, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. The ratio dived due to Aetna Inc. positioning: 69 sold and 345 reduced. 147 funds acquired holdings and 198 increased holdings. Investors holded 281.08 million in 2017Q3 but now own 275.71 million shares or 1.91% less.
Integral Derivatives Limited Liability Company accumulated 25,962 shs. Ny State Common Retirement Fund stated it has 0.19% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Arrowgrass Capital Prtn (Us) Limited Partnership stated it has 949,450 shs. Amer Century holds 129,630 shs or 0.02% of its capital. Moreover, Montag A Associates Incorporated has 0.03% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for 1,448 shs. 1,680 are owned by Colony Gru Limited. Atlantic Gp Limited Liability Corporation invested in 0.71% or 924,081 shs. Dupont Cap Management Corporation invested in 24,838 shs or 0.1% of the stock. Factory Mutual Insurance Co invested in 0.36% or 191,100 shs. 10,309 were reported by Blue Edge Capital Lc. Chem Bancshares holds 0.88% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) or 45,134 shs. New York-based Citigroup Inc has invested 0.08% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Peapack Gladstone Corporation owns 0.01% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) for 1,465 shs. Ngam Advsr Lp stated it has 70,435 shs. Horseman Cap Mngmt Limited holds 7,000 shs or 0.27% of its capital.

Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) had a decrease of its short interest by 14.8%. FINRA announced in April AET’s total 3.89M short interest. That’s 14.8% down from 4.57 million shares. With Average volume 1.82M, AET’s former position will take 2 days to restore. 1.22% is Aetna Inc float short.

AET reached $175.69 on during the last trading session after $0.2 change.Currently Aetna Inc. is uptrending after 33.34% change in last April 17, 2017. AET has also 323,817 shares volume. AET outperformed by 21.79% the S&P500.

Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits firm in the United States.The company has $57.48 billion market cap. It operates through three divisions: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions.30.93 is the P/E ratio. The Health Care segment offers medical, pharmacy benefit management service, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans on an insured and employer-funded basis.

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 14 have positions in Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) as follows: 7 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 7 with “Hold”. The positive are 50%. The firm has $212.0 highest while $170.0 is the lowest [Target]. The average target $197.08 is 12.17% above the last ($175.69) price. Since October 23, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Aetna Inc has 24 analyst reports. On Tuesday, January 30 the rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy”. On Wednesday, November 1 Jefferies maintained Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) with “Hold” rating. In Wednesday, January 31 report Credit Suisse maintained it with “Hold” rating and $208.0 target. On Tuesday, January 30 the stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies. On Thursday, November 2 the rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. On Tuesday, October 31 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock has “Overweight” rating by PiperJaffray. On Monday, October 23 Cantor Fitzgerald maintained Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) rating. Cantor Fitzgerald has “Buy” rating and $175.0 target. On Friday, November 3 Credit Suisse initiated the shares of AET in report with “Hold” rating. On Friday, October 27 the company was downgraded by Cantor Fitzgerald.

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