Fact based stock research
Aetna (NYSE:AET)


Aetna stock research in summary

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Aetna shares have a SELL rating. While they are safely financed, they show below average growth, and are bad value. We recommend selling Aetna shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country USA
Industry Managed Health Care
Index S&P 500, D.J. US Health Care
Size class XX-Large

February 9, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()


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Research History: Aetna

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
30
26
5
5
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
86
38
38
38
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
57
62
65
65
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
59
21
10
10

Last update of Combined Rank: 9-Feb-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is Aetna in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
91
81
48
48
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
48
26
18
18
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
22
14
12
12
DIVIDEND YIELD
6
18
14
14
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
30
26
5
5

Last update of Value Rank: 9-Feb-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of Aetna; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
85
42
22
22
PROFIT GROWTH
20
62
29
29
STOCK RETURNS
91
38
84
84
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
86
38
38
38

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 30-Sep-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of Aetna.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
20
10
52
52
REFINANCING
38
38
LIQUIDITY
73
92
71
71
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
57
62
65
65

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Jan-2018. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of Aetna and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for Aetna from February 9, 2018.