Key Developments: Aetna Inc (AET)

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Aetna Inc increases shareholder cash dividend by 13 percent
Friday, 6 Dec 2013 02:30pm EST 

Aetna Inc:Says its Board of Directors increased the company`s quarterly cash dividend to $0.225 per share on the company`s common stock.Says the dividend is payable on Jan. 31, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Jan. 16, 2014.  Full Article

Aetna Inc to acquire InterGlobal Group
Monday, 25 Nov 2013 08:30am EST 

Aetna Inc:Says it has agreed to acquire United Kingdom-based InterGlobal from a group led by its majority shareholder Alchemy Partners.InterGlobal has more than 65,000 medical members worldwide, and specializes in international private medical insurance for groups and individuals in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe.The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.Aetna expects to finance the acquisition from available resources.The transaction is expected to close during the first half of 2014 and be neutral to Aetna's financial results in 2014.  Full Article

Aetna Inc Reaffirms FY 2013 EPS Guidance
Tuesday, 29 Oct 2013 06:00am EDT 

Aetna Inc reaffirmed its fiscal 2013 operating earnings per share (EPS) guidance and expects operating EPS to be in the range of $5.80 to $5.90. According to I/B/E/S Estimates, analysts on an average are expecting the Company to report EPS of $5.89 for fiscal 2013.  Full Article

Aetna Inc Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend; Authorizes Additional Share Repurchases
Friday, 27 Sep 2013 01:50pm EDT 

Aetna Inc announced the Board declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on the Company`s common stock. The dividend was declared on September 27, 2013, and is payable on October 25, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 10, 2013. The Board authorized the Company to repurchase up to an additional $750 million of its common stock from time to time. This authorization is in addition to the approximately $326 million of repurchase authority available under Aetna`s prior authorization as of September 20, 2013. The Company intends to continue buying shares in the open market from time to time.  Full Article

Aetna Inc Raises FY 2013 EPS Guidance
Tuesday, 30 Jul 2013 06:00am EDT 

Aetna Inc announced that the Company's strong quarterly results demonstrate the power of diversified portfolio and enable the Company to raise operating earnings guidance again to $5.80 to $5.90 per share. At its midpoint, the revised guidance would represent growth of 14% in operating earnings per share in fiscal 2013, and 17% compound annual growth since 2010. According to I/B/E/S Estimates, analysts on an average are expecting the Company to report EPS of $5.82 for fiscal 2013.  Full Article

Aetna Inc Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Friday, 17 May 2013 01:30pm EDT 

Aetna Inc announced that it has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.20 per share on the Company`s common stock. The dividend is payable on July 26, 2013, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 11, 2013.  Full Article

Tawuniya and Aetna Inc Form Strategic Alliance
Tuesday, 14 May 2013 11:58am EDT 

The company for Cooperative Insurance (Tawuniya), and Aetna Inc have entered into a strategic alliance to provide health care benefits and services to Saudi citizens in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia or abroad and to foreign nationals living in the Kingdom.  Full Article

Aetna Inc Raises FY 2013 EPS Guidance-Conference Call
Tuesday, 7 May 2013 05:00pm EDT 

Aetna Inc updated its fiscal 2013 projection implies that adjusted operating EPS will range from approximately $6.10 to $6.25 per share as intangible amortization reduces operating EPS by just under $0.40 per share this calendar year. According to I/B/E/S Estimates, analysts on an average are expecting the Company to report EPS of $5.78 for fiscal 2013.  Full Article

Aetna Inc Completes Acquisition of Coventry Health Care Inc
Tuesday, 7 May 2013 08:54am EDT 

Aetna Inc announced it has completed its acquisition of Coventry Health Care Inc., a diversified managed health care company based in Bethesda, Md. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.  Full Article

Aetna Inc Raises FY 2013 EPS Guidance
Tuesday, 30 Apr 2013 06:00am EDT 

Aetna Inc announced that for fiscal 2013, it expects earnings per share (EPS) to be in the range of $5.50 to $5.60 per share, up from our previous projection of at least $5.40 per share. According to I/B/E/S Estimates, analysts on an average are expecting the Company to report EPS of $5.53 for fiscal 2013.  Full Article

Fonterra, Abbott to build dairy farms in China

WELLINGTON, July 11 - New Zealand dairy co-operative Fonterra and U.S. healthcare company Abbott are planning to build up to five dairy farms in China to secure domestic supply to meet rising demand for milk in the world's second-largest economy.

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