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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.53
AET's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
68% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.57 vs. AET: 0.53 )
AET' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.32   Max: 41.43
Current: 0.53

0.32
41.43
Equity to Asset 0.27
AET's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. AET: 0.27 )
AET' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.27

0.07
0.28
Interest Coverage 12.92
AET's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
75% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 12.92 vs. AET: 12.92 )
AET' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.84   Max: 20.98
Current: 12.92

0.84
20.98
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 2.11
M-Score: -0.98
WACC vs ROIC
5.60%
13.47%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 9/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 7.40
AET's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.40 vs. AET: 7.40 )
AET' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -0.94   Max: 11.45
Current: 7.4

-0.94
11.45
Net-margin (%) 3.64
AET's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. AET: 3.64 )
AET' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -12.85   Max: 11.28
Current: 3.64

-12.85
11.28
ROE (%) 14.65
AET's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 54 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. AET: 14.65 )
AET' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -30.14   Max: 26.4
Current: 14.65

-30.14
26.4
ROA (%) 4.03
AET's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. AET: 4.03 )
AET' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -6.13   Max: 5.4
Current: 4.03

-6.13
5.4
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 645.85
AET's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 56 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 121.29 vs. AET: 645.85 )
AET' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -65.8   Max: 1154.77
Current: 645.85

-65.8
1154.77
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 22.00
AET's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.30 vs. AET: 22.00 )
AET' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -15.7   Max: 22
Current: 22

-15.7
22
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 7.80
AET's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 47 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. AET: 7.80 )
AET' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 76.8
Current: 7.8

0
76.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 2.90
AET's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. AET: 2.90 )
AET' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -2.7   Max: 63.9
Current: 2.9

-2.7
63.9
» AET's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

AET Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Louis Moore Bacon 5,326 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 9,100 sh (+37.61%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 7,195,883 sh (+21.22%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,811 sh (+13.43%)
Ray Dalio 34,219 sh (+10.67%)
David Dreman 6,247 sh (+10.27%)
Richard Pzena 824,931 sh (+6.25%)
John Buckingham 113,229 sh (+0.10%)
Jeff Auxier 5,239 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 41,400 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 6,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson 7,989,506 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 3,220,440 sh (unchged)
Pioneer Investments 2,544,081 sh (-1.85%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 849,400 sh (-2.14%)
John Hussman 175,000 sh (-30.00%)
Larry Robbins 3,478,835 sh (-35.17%)
Jeremy Grantham 75,265 sh (-55.54%)
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Q3 2014

AET Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Paul Tudor Jones 23,955 sh (+163.24%)
Larry Robbins 4,400,035 sh (+26.48%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,947 sh (+14.54%)
Ray Dalio 36,919 sh (+7.89%)
Richard Pzena 864,356 sh (+4.78%)
David Dreman 6,321 sh (+1.18%)
Pioneer Investments 2,461,350 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 6,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 5,239 sh (unchged)
John Hussman 175,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Buckingham 111,951 sh (-1.13%)
John Paulson 7,794,638 sh (-2.44%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 6,869,583 sh (-4.53%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 801,700 sh (-5.62%)
David Einhorn 3,009,188 sh (-6.56%)
Jeremy Grantham 5,197 sh (-93.10%)
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Q4 2014

AET Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Jim Simons 126,490 sh (New)
Joel Greenblatt 45,923 sh (+413.28%)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 7,119,383 sh (+3.64%)
Richard Pzena 882,256 sh (+2.07%)
Jeff Auxier 5,314 sh (+1.43%)
Pioneer Investments 2,463,870 sh (+0.10%)
John Hussman 175,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 6,000 sh (unchged)
John Paulson Sold Out
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 798,600 sh (-0.39%)
John Buckingham 111,476 sh (-0.42%)
David Dreman 6,004 sh (-5.02%)
Paul Tudor Jones 22,499 sh (-6.08%)
Ray Dalio 34,519 sh (-6.50%)
Larry Robbins 3,960,125 sh (-10.00%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,031 sh (-41.68%)
David Einhorn 1,349,551 sh (-55.15%)
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Q1 2015

AET Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Lee Ainslie 2,620 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 80,200 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 13,979 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 108,100 sh (+380.47%)
David Dreman 9,698 sh (+61.53%)
Jeff Auxier 5,315 sh (+0.02%)
Jeremy Grantham 3,031 sh (unchged)
Vanguard Health Care Fund 7,119,383 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Einhorn Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Richard Pzena 867,609 sh (-1.66%)
John Buckingham 105,364 sh (-5.48%)
Pioneer Investments 2,318,502 sh (-5.90%)
Larry Robbins 3,527,325 sh (-10.93%)
John Hussman 150,000 sh (-14.29%)
HOTCHKIS & WILEY 664,300 sh (-16.82%)
Dodge & Cox 3,000 sh (-50.00%)
Joel Greenblatt 9,874 sh (-78.50%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 19.10
AET's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
89% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. AET: 19.10 )
AET' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.41   Max: 20.07
Current: 19.1

5.41
20.07
Forward P/E 14.01
AET's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
97% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 17.54 vs. AET: 14.01 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 18.80
AET's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
94% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 31.90 vs. AET: 18.80 )
AET' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.41   Max: 20.07
Current: 18.8

5.41
20.07
P/B 2.70
AET's P/B is ranked higher than
78% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.05 vs. AET: 2.70 )
AET' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 2.94
Current: 2.7

0.88
2.94
P/S 0.69
AET's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 vs. AET: 0.69 )
AET' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 1.4
Current: 0.69

0.29
1.4
PFCF 13.30
AET's PFCF is ranked higher than
84% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 20.46 vs. AET: 13.30 )
AET' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 4.49   Max: 29.57
Current: 13.3

4.49
29.57
POCF 11.80
AET's POCF is ranked higher than
90% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 14.65 vs. AET: 11.80 )
AET' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.68   Max: 20.36
Current: 11.8

3.68
20.36
EV-to-EBIT 9.98
AET's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 18.11 vs. AET: 9.98 )
AET' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -0.4   Max: 11.1
Current: 9.98

-0.4
11.1
PEG 1.30
AET's PEG is ranked higher than
95% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.04 vs. AET: 1.30 )
AET' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.25   Max: 1.57
Current: 1.3

0.25
1.57
Shiller P/E 22.80
AET's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 42.29 vs. AET: 22.80 )
AET' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 130.18
Current: 22.8

5.8
130.18
Current Ratio 0.80
AET's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
65% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AET: 0.80 )
AET' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.78
Current: 0.8

0.54
2.78
Quick Ratio 0.80
AET's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
69% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.81 vs. AET: 0.80 )
AET' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.54   Max: 2.78
Current: 0.8

0.54
2.78
Days Sales Outstanding 32.49
AET's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 28.86 vs. AET: 32.49 )
AET' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.62   Max: 32.52
Current: 32.49

11.62
32.52

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 0.83
AET's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
74% of the 27 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. AET: 0.83 )
AET' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 1.77
Current: 0.83

0.02
1.77
Dividend Payout 0.19
AET's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
94% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AET: 0.19 )
AET' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.02   Max: 0.34
Current: 0.19

0.02
0.34
Dividend growth (3y) 26.00
AET's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
79% of the 24 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 29.10 vs. AET: 26.00 )
AET' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 171.4
Current: 26

0
171.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 28.47
AET's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
90% of the 30 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 4.63 vs. AET: 28.47 )
AET' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.71   Max: 63
Current: 28.47

0.71
63
Share Buyback Rate 1.90
AET's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
83% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: -0.10 vs. AET: 1.90 )
AET' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 8.4   Max: -25.2
Current: 1.9

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 15.80
AET's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
65% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 2477.40 vs. AET: 15.80 )
AET' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.88   Max: 23.45
Current: 15.8

0.88
23.45
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.90
AET's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AET: 0.90 )
AET' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.23   Max: 2.12
Current: 0.9

0.23
2.12
Price/Median PS Value 1.30
AET's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
68% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AET: 1.30 )
AET' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.29   Max: 2.35
Current: 1.3

0.29
2.35
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
AET's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
94% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 3.70 vs. AET: 1.60 )
AET' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 5.13
Current: 1.6

0.19
5.13
Price/Graham Number 3.60
AET's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
76% of the 63 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AET: 3.60 )
AET' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.36   Max: 3.79
Current: 3.6

0.36
3.79
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 10.10
AET's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
86% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. AET: 10.10 )
AET' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 9   Max: 5139.1
Current: 10.1

9
5139.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 16.91
AET's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
76% of the 42 Companies
in the Global Health Care Plans industry.

( Industry Median: 16.55 vs. AET: 16.91 )
AET' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 54.4
Current: 16.91

1.5
54.4

Business Description

Industry: Health Care Plans » Health Care Plans
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Aetna Inc. Provides health care benefits. The Company offers traditional, voluntary and consumer-directed health insurance products and related services, including medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health, group life and disability plans, medical management capabilities, Medicaid health care management services, Medicare Advantage and Medicare supplement plans, workers' compensation administrative services and health information technology products and services, such as Accountable Care Solutions. Health Care products consist of medical, pharmacy benefit management services, dental, behavioral health and vision plans offered on both an insured basis and an employer-funded, or administrative, basis and emerging businesses products and services, such as ACS, that complement and enhance its medical products. Medical products include point-of-service ("POS"), preferred provider organization ("PPO"), health maintenance organization ("HMO") and indemnity benefit ("Indemnity") plans. Medical products also include health savings accounts ("HSAs") and Aetna HealthFund, consumer-directed health plans that combine traditional POS or PPO and/or dental coverage, subject to a deductible, with an accumulating benefit account. The Company also offers Medicare and Medicaid products and services and other medical products, such as medical management and data analytics services, medical stop loss insurance, workers' compensation administrative services and products that provide access to its provider networks in select geographies. The Company also serves individual insureds, expatriates and, in certain markets, Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries and providers. Its primary Commercial health care products are POS, PPO, HMO, HSA and Indemnity plans. Its personal health record provides members with online access to personal information, including personalized messages and alerts, detailed health history based on available claims data and voluntarily submitted information, and integrated information and resources to help members make informed decisions about their health care. The Company owns a number of trademarks and patents that are important to Aetna. Some of the trademarks include Aetna, as well as the corresponding Aetna design logo, Aetna Navigator, ActiveHealth, CareEngine, CarePass, Coventry, DocFind, HealthagenSM, Healthy Merits, Involve CareSM, iTriage, Medicity, Meritain Health, NeoCare SolutionsSM, PayFlex, Practice IQSM, Prodigy Health Group and WellmatchSM. The Company offers managed dental plans on an Insured and ASC basis.
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