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  1. Aetna Upgraded to Buy by ZacksRead the original story

    Yesterday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... 's price objective points to a potential upside of 10.39% from the company's previous close. According to Zacks, "Aetna is expected to see long-term growth from the Humana acqusition which will enhance its market power in the sector. Continued ...

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  2. Aetna Announces Special Shareholder Meeting Will Be Held October 19, 2015Read the original story

    Friday | Business Wire

    )--A special meeting of shareholders of Aetna (NYSE: AET) to approve the issuance of Aetna common shares to Humana Inc. stockholders in connection with Aetna's acquisition of Humana and to approve the adjournment of the special meeting of ...

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  3. Long ambulance response times in Hartford under scrutinyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | WTNH

    ... game of telephone slows things down and causes delays. Neither ambulance company that operates in Hartford, AMR or Aetna, have contracts with the city. They make money on a call-by-call basis. The city is considering changes to that system, not ...

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  4. Research Analysts' Downgrades for August, 26th (ABAX, AET, AFG,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... growth over its peers." was downgraded by analysts at Zacks from a buy rating to a hold rating. According to Zacks, "Aetna is expected to see long-term growth from the Humana acqusition which will enhance its market power in the sector. Continued ...

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  5. Aetna Downgraded to Hold at ZacksRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 26 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    According to Zacks, "Aetna is expected to see long-term growth from the Humana acqusition which will enhance its market power in the sector. Continued impact of Coventry-related synergies; higher Medicare underwriting margins; additional fixed cost leverage and continued management of operating expenses are other positives.

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  6. What an Aetna official had to say about keeping jobs in Kentucky after the Humana mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 26 | Business Journal

    When Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna Inc. announced in July that it would purchase Humana Inc. in a $37 billion deal, the first question everyone asked was about jobs. Louisville-based Humana, which ranks No.

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  7. RBC's 25 'Darling' Stocks to Buy After PullbackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | TheStreet.com

    ... a 9.5% return in 2014, beating the Russell 2000 index, including dividends reinvested, by 460 basis points last year. Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group ...

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  8. Black Mondaya s Market Spared Few Insurance StocksRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Insurance News Net

    ... giant lost roughly 5% on the day, leading the so-called Big Five managed care companies downward. Cigna Corp., Aetna Inc., Anthem Inc. and Humana Inc. saw declines of 4.9%, 4.3%, 4.1% and 3.6%, respectively. Still, many of these stocks have gained ...

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  9. Black Monday's Market Spared Few Insurance Stocks According to SNL...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 25 | PRWeb

    ... giant lost roughly 5% on the day, leading the so-called Big Five managed care companies downward. Cigna Corp., Aetna Inc., Anthem Inc. and Humana Inc. saw declines of 4.9%, 4.3%, 4.1% and 3.6%, respectively. Still, many of these stocks have gained ...

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  10. Humana hiring 600 temporary employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Business Journal

    ... about 12,300 local workers. In July, it was announced that the company had agreed to be sold to Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna Inc. for $37 billion. Part of the reason Aetna was interested in the company was its large Medicare business.

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  11. Hundreds of temporary jobs available at HumanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WDRB-TV Louisville

    After Friday's announcement that Humana will sell to Aetna, fear of the unknown continues to build. But Aetna officials say they'll maintain the current employment level in Louisville, and possibly increase it down the road.

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  12. Equities Research Analysts' Upgrades for August, 24th (AAP, AET,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... Zacks from a hold rating to a buy rating. Zacks currently has $129.00 price target on the stock. According to Zacks, "Aetna is expected to see long-term growth from the Humana acqusition which will enhance its market power in the sector. Continued ...

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  13. Merger of health insurers lead to big payday for execsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | Philly.com

    If regulators approve the recently announced mega-deals in which Aetna, Inc. would buy Humana Inc. and Anthem Inc. would buy Cigna Corp., will consumers benefit? Or will the winners be limited primarily to the executives and shareholders of the companies involved? If history is guide, the big winners will be - you guessed it - company executives and shareholders. The companies' customers, on the other hand, likely will have the privilege of paying more, not less, for their coverage .

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  14. Tracking Ole Andreas Halvorsen's Viking Global Portfolio - Q2 2015 UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 23 | Seeking Alpha

    ... Broadcom in a cash-and-stock deal. Halvorsen had a very small stake in Broadcom. It was disposed of this quarter. Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET ), Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM ), and Cigna Inc. (NYSE: CI ): These small positions (less than ~1.5% of the portfolio ...

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  15. Managed Health Care Stocks to Buy After "Women's Viagra" Gets ApprovedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | TheStreet.com

    ... buy now. Year-to-date returns are based on August 20, 2015 closing prices. The highest-rated stock appears last. Aetna Inc. operates as a health care benefits company in the United States. It operates through three segments: Health Care, Group ...

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  16. Enfield Obituary: Francis Basnikiewicz, 68Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Patch.com

    ... H. S. Class of 1964 and UConn, of which he was a lifetime member of the Alumni Association. He was employed with Aetna & Travelers Insurance Companies, and taught chemistry at Bacon Academy in Colchester. Frank was a member of Holy Family Church in ...

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  17. Aetna hires more lobbyists to ensure Humana deal 9:39 am Aetna Inc....Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Business Insurance

    Aetna Inc. is determined to nab government approval of its $37 billion acquisition of Humana Inc. And the health insurance titan has bulked up its roster of hired guns to meet that goal. Last week, Aetna hired four Washington-based lobbying firms, according to a Politico news brief.

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  18. Atlanta appears to be a serious contender for General Electric HQ, which Tampa is also pursuingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Business Journal

    ... publicly declared that it would look to move its headquarters from Connecticut in response to corporate tax increases. Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), also based in Connecticut, issued a similar statement at the time. When the governor of Texas pitched GE ...

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  19. Report: Aetna adds lobbyists to push Humana deal to regulatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Business Journal

    Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna Inc. has hired more lobbyists, reportedly to push for its acquisition of Louisville-based Humana Inc. According to a blog from Modern Healthcare , an industry publication, Aetna hired four new lobbying firms recently, bringing its total to six. One of the lobbyists is Seth Bloom , of Bloom Strategic Council.

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  20. EnterpriseCorp notes entrepreneurial successes during annual Signature EventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | Business Journal

    ... While discussing developing human capital, Oyler noted the pending acquisition of Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) by Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET). He said the merger will "result in a flood of liquidity and new talent into this community" that gives Louisville ...

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