Industry Analysis On Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET)
Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) operates as a diversified health care benefits company in the United States. It offers a range of health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life, and disability plans, as well as medical management capabilities and Medicaid health care management. The company operates in three segments: Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions. The Health Care segment provides medical, pharmacy benefits management, dental, behavioral health, and vision plans. This segment’s medical products comprise point of service, preferred provider organization, health maintenance organization, and indemnity benefit plans, as well as health savings accounts and Aetna HealthFund. This segment also provides Medicare and Medicaid products and services; and specialty products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, and products that offer access to its provider networks. The Group Insurance segment provides life insurance products that consist of group term life insurance, voluntary spouse and dependent term life insurance, group universal life, and accidental death and dismemberment insurance; disability insurance products; and long-term care insurance products, which offer benefits to cover the cost of care in private home settings, adult day care, assisted living, or nursing facilities. This segment provides insurance products principally to employers that sponsor its products for the benefit of their employees and their employees’ dependents. The Large Case Pension segment manages various retirement products, including pension and annuity products for tax qualified pension plans. It primarily serves employer groups, individuals, college students, part-time and hourly workers, health plans, governmental units, government-sponsored plans, labor groups, and expatriates. The company was founded in 1982 and is based in Hartford, Connecticut.
Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET)
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|Market Capitalization||UNH||60.71B||16.74B||4 / 23|
|P/E Ratio (ttm)||AMIL3.SA||38.59||9.15||19 / 23|
|PEG Ratio (ttm, 5 yr expected)||CVH||1.44||0.90||15 / 23|
|Revenue Growth (Qtrly YoY)||HS||N/A||0.40%||19 / 23|
|EPS Growth (Qtrly YoY)||WCG||221.00%||88.50%||11 / 23|
|Long-Term Growth Rate (5 yr)||AMIL3.SA||35.13%||10.34%||9 / 23|
|Return on Equity (ttm)||ESRX||41.97%||19.85%||9 / 23|
|Long-Term Debt/Equity (mrq)||43.513||N/A|
|Dividend Yield (annual)||AET||1.50%||-||1 / 23|
Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) generated the revenue of $8.57 billion for the quarter ended December 31st, 2011 as compared to revenue of $8.53 billion for the same period last year. The company reported the net profit of $372.60 million or earnings of $1.02 per share for the respective quarter as compared to net income of $215.60 million or earnings of $0.63 per share last year.
The company’s total assets accumulate up to $38.59 billion. The company maintains a strong capital structure as its long term debt stands at $3.97 billion as compared to total equity of $10.12 billion.
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