Wish to play the stock market? Go through the stats for: Aetna Inc. (AET)

Summary of Aetna Inc. (AET) | Monday May 8, 2017

Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET), from Healthcare sector has been on the upside of the performance spectrum.

Aetna Inc. stated a price of 141.44 today, indicating a positive change of 0.48%.

Aetna Inc. is operating with a market capitalization of 48.4B, with a return on assets (ROA) of 1.70% and an average volume of 2619.09.

At present the return on equity (ROE) stands at 6.80% and the debt to equity stands at 0.66.

(Good to know: Return on Equity [ROE] is the simple measurement of profitability that takes into account how many dollars of profit an organization makes with each dollar of shareholder’s equity.)


The 52-week high for Aetna Inc. stands at 0.42% while the 52-week low stands at 36.03%.

The performance week for Aetna Inc. is at 4.22% and the performance month is at 11.03%. The quarterly and half-yearly performance stats stands at 15.30% and 33.97% respectively.

The performance (Year to Date) is at 14.19%.

The simple 20 day moving average for Aetna Inc. is 6.38% and the simple 200-day moving average is at 16.21%.

The volatility (week) for Aetna Inc. is at 1.59% and the volatility (month) is at 1.42%

(Good to know: Volatility in finance basically means the degree of disparity of a trading price series over time as calculated by the standard deviation of returns.)


Aetna Inc.’s short ratio is currently at 3.14 and the float short is at 2.49%.

Aetna Inc.’s P/E ratio currently stands at 43.69, while the P/S ratio is at 0.77 and the potential growth rate of earnings per share this year is at -5.50%.

Disclaimer: The views, opinions, and information expressed in this article are those of the authors and will not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any company stakeholders, financial professionals, or analysts. Examples of analysis performed within this article are for demonstration purposes only. They should not be utilized to make stock portfolio or financial decisions as they are based on limited and open source information only. Hence the assumptions made within the analysis are not reflective of the position of any analysts or financial professionals.

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