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Aetna Inc (AET.N)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Omega Advisors takes share stake in Aetna, dissolves stake in Allergan
Tuesday, 14 Nov 2017 

Nov 14 (Reuters) - Omega Advisors Inc::Takes share stake in Aetna - SEC filing.Dissolves share stake in Allergan.Cuts share stake in AIG to 841,740 shares from 1.3 million shares.Takes share stake of 195,497 shares in Expedia.Dissolves share stake in Lowe's Companies.Ups share stake in AMC Networks by 52.9 percent to 1.4 million Class A shares.Change in holdings are as of Sept. 30, 2017 and compared with the previous quarter ended as of June 30, 2017.  Full Article

Aetna Inc introduces low-cost prescription drug plan
Tuesday, 7 Nov 2017 

Nov 7 (Reuters) - Aetna Inc -:Aetna introduces new low-cost prescription drug plan (PDP).Aetna Inc - ‍ new, low-cost prescription drug plan will be available beginning January 1, 2018 in 27 states and District of Columbia​.Aetna Inc says Aetna Medicare Rx select has $18 average monthly plan premiums​.  Full Article

Aetna reports Q3 earnings per share $2.52
Tuesday, 31 Oct 2017 

Oct 31 (Reuters) - Aetna Inc :Aetna reports third-quarter 2017 results.Q3 adjusted earnings per share $2.45.Q3 earnings per share $2.52.Q3 earnings per share view $2.09 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Aetna Inc - Medical membership totaled 22.2 million at sept. 30, 2017 versus 22.1 million reported at June 30, 2017.Aetna Inc - Qtrly ‍total revenue $15.0 billion versus $15.8 billion.Q3 revenue view $15.13 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Aetna Inc - ‍​Qtrly total health care medical benefit ratio 81.9 percent versus 82 percent.Aetna Inc - Sees FY 2017 gaap eps about $5.95‍​.Aetna Inc ‍​sees FY 2017 adjusted EPS of about $9.75.FY2017 earnings per share view $9.50 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Aetna- ‍Decrease in qtrly total revenue primarily due to lower premiums in aetna's health care segment and temporary suspension of health insurer fee in 2017​.Aetna Inc - "‍once again increasing our full year 2017 earnings projections"​.  Full Article

CVS has proposed to acquire Aetna for more than $200 per share - CNBC, citing DJ‍​
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - :CVS has proposed to acquire AETNA for more than $200 per share - CNBC,citing DJ‍​.  Full Article

CVS Health in talks to buy Aetna - CNBC, citing DJ ‍​
Friday, 27 Oct 2017 

Oct 26 (Reuters) - ‍​:CVS Health in talks to buy Aetna - CNBC, citing DJ ‍​.  Full Article

The Hartford to acquire Aetna's U.S. group life and disability business
Monday, 23 Oct 2017 

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Aetna Inc :The Hartford signs agreement to acquire Aetna’S U.S. group life and disability business.Aetna Inc - deal for $1.45 billion​.Aetna - ‍projects impact of deal to 2017 earnings per share to be immaterial given timing of transaction, slightly dilutive to 2018 earnings per share.Aetna Inc - ‍acquisition will be accretive to Hartford's earnings in 2018​.Aetna Inc - ‍acquisition will be funded by Hartford by dividends from its insurance subsidiaries and holding company resources​.Aetna Inc - ‍Hartford does not intend to issue debt or equity in order to fund cash consideration for acquisition​.Aetna Inc - ‍Hartford does not currently expect to authorize an equity repurchase plan for 2018​.  Full Article

Aetna expects to reaffirm projections of FY 2017 net income per share, FY 2017 operating earnings per share
Wednesday, 15 Mar 2017 

Aetna Inc : Aetna Inc - expect to reaffirm projections of full-year 2017 net income per share and full-year 2017 operating earnings per share .FY2017 earnings per share view $8.85 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aetna says it mutually ends merger agreement with Humana
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 

Aetna Inc : Aetna and Humana mutually end merger agreement . Aetna Inc - Aetna will pay Humana $1 billion as a result of termination of merger agreement . Says Aetna has terminated its previously announced agreement to sell certain medicare advantage assets to Molina Healthcare, Inc . Says will pay applicable fees associated with the termination of deal with Molina Healthcare Inc . Aetna Inc - current environment makes it too challenging to continue pursuing transaction . Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $1.650 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 1.900 percent senior notes due June 7, 2019 . Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $1.850 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 2.400 percent senior notes due June 15, 2021 . Says Aetna expects to fund redemption with proceeds of its senior notes issued in June 2016 . Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $2.800 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 3.200 percent senior notes due June 15, 2026 . Aetna Inc - Will redeem for cash entire $1.500 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 4.250 percent senior notes due June 15, 2036 .Aetna Inc - will redeem for cash entire $2.400 billion aggregate principal amount outstanding of its 4.375 percent senior notes due June 15, 2046.  Full Article

Humana announces termination of merger with Aetna
Tuesday, 14 Feb 2017 

Humana Inc : Humana announces termination of merger with Aetna; schedules conference call with investors . Humana Inc - Humana is entitled to a breakup fee of $1 billion, or approximately $630 million, net of tax .Says will issue a press release to provide its 2017 financial guidance and provide an update on its strategic plan on Feb. 14, 2017.  Full Article

NxGen MDx announces national contract with Aetna
Thursday, 9 Feb 2017 

NxGen MDx :Genetic screening, non-invasive pre-natal testing to be available on in-network basis for Aetna health plans' 40+ million members beginning on Feb 15.  Full Article