Renaissance Group LLC Stake in Aetna INC (AET) Decreased by $3.98 Million as Shares Declined

April 17, 2018 - By Darrel Chase

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Corporate LogoDuring 2017 Q4 the big money sentiment decreased to 0.83. That’s change of 0.08, from 2017Q3’s 0.91. 69 investors sold all, 345 reduced holdings as AET ratio dived. 198 rose holdings while 147 funds bought holdings. Funds hold 275.71 million shares thus 1.91% less from 2017Q3’s 281.08 million shares. Amundi Pioneer Asset invested in 0.26% or 926,948 shs. 19,410 are held by Art Limited. Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt owns 101,969 shs for 0.25% of their capital. Highbridge Capital Ltd Co has 0.61% invested in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Cqs Cayman Ltd Partnership holds 3,000 shs. Sandy Spring State Bank has invested 0.01% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Ls Investment Advisors Limited Liability Com owns 10,223 shs. Dnb Asset Mngmt As has invested 0.27% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Natl Pension Serv holds 297,019 shs. Qci Asset Mgmt Inc New York invested 0.01% of its capital in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). Sit Invest Associates Incorporated reported 0.3% stake. Ancora Advisors Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 3,924 shs or 0.04% of its capital. Oakwood Cap Management Ltd Limited Liability Company Ca holds 1.18% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) or 29,423 shs. Westwood Inc has invested 0.36% in Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET). 71 were accumulated by Private Ocean Ltd.

Renaissance Group Llc’s holdings in Aetna Inc (AET) is reduced by 9.04% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. The company’s stock sank 6.45% while Renaissance Group Llc sold 22,107 shares. The institutional investor is holding 222,472 shares, compared to the 244,579 from the previous quarter. And the reported value of the medical specialities company is $40.13 million for the 2017Q4. Aetna Inc has $57.61 billion MC. Its shares touched $176.104 on during the last trading session after 0.12% change.Aetna Inc. has volume of 154,111 shares. Since April 17, 2017 AET has risen 33.34% and is uptrending. AET outperformed by 21.79% the S&P 500.

Renaissance Group Llc has risen its stake in and also increased its holding in by shares in the quarter, for a total of shares.

Analysts await Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $3.01 earnings per share, up 11.07 % or $0.30 from last year’s $2.71 per share. AET’s profit will be $984.68M for 14.63 P/E if the $3.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.25 actual earnings per share reported by Aetna Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 140.80 % EPS growth.

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%. Since October 23, 2017 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Aetna Inc has 24 analyst reports. On Monday, October 23 the company was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Monday, December 18 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Wells Fargo. On Tuesday, October 31 the firm earned “Hold” rating by Cantor Fitzgerald. On Friday, November 3 the rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Hold”. In Monday, December 4 report RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating. On Friday, October 27 the rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform”. On Wednesday, January 3 the stock of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has “Overweight” rating given by PiperJaffray. On Thursday, April 12 the firm has “Hold” rating by Jefferies given. On Monday, October 23 Piper Jaffray maintained Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) rating. Piper Jaffray has “Hold” rating and $170.0 target. The company rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, November 1.

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