Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) Projected EPS At $1.51 For Next Quarter


Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has a mean price target of $137.60 by market experts. Market leading group First Call has reached this recommendation by considering recommendations of top analysts in the industry. These experts have specified earnings of $1.51 a share for the very next quarter and $8.05 for this year.

Technical View

The technical study of Aetna Inc. Common Stock demonstrates that the 50-day moving average of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) stock is $117.58, and is trading $-2.52 points away or -2.15% from 50-day moving average of $117.58. It is trading $-0.25 or -0.22% away 200-day moving average of $115.31.

The 52-week high of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) was $123.57 while $92.42 is the low mark in the same period. It state Aetna Inc. Common Stock share price has to surge more than $-8.51 to hit 52-week high or drop +24.50% to make a 52-week mark. MA here hints at moving average.

Taking the valuation part to reach the estimation of Aetna Inc. Common Stock, investors apply price-to-earnings ratio, which is shortened as P/E ratio. It weighs equity price by the relative expense of the equity. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) ratio came in at 16.86, after dividing current equity price by yearly earnings. Aetna Inc. Common Stock stock recorded a close of $115.06 in last trading session, registering a market cap of $40.36B.

The price-earnings ratio can be seen as a means of regulating the value of per dollar of earnings through the stock market. In concept, by taking the average of P/E over a period of numerous years, one could frame something of a uniform P/E ratio, which can then be understood as a benchmark and utilized to indicate whether or not a share is worth buying.

Investors estimate the Price-to-Earnings-Growth ratio to catch up with a clear view on the firm valuation. For stocks with higher PEG ratio, they are considered as sell option. The undervalued equity displays PEG ratio of 0 or 1. On contrary, the fairly valued equity has ratio of 1 and 2. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) PEG ratio is at 1.18.

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