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Aetna Inc (AET)

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23 Sep 2016
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Aetna says continues to expect to complete Humana deal in 2nd half of 2016
Tuesday, 7 Jun 2016 04:16pm EDT 

Aetna Inc : Reaffirm full-year 2016 operating earnings per share projection of $7.90 to $8.10 . Continue to expect to complete proposed acquisition of humana inc. In second half of 2016 .Fy2016 earnings per share view $8.03 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aetna filed application with Maryland to participate as MedicAid managed care organization
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 09:15am EDT 

Aetna Inc :Filed an application earlier this year with state of Maryland to participate as a MedicAid managed care organization.  Full Article

Aetna Inc declares quarterly cash dividend
Friday, 19 Feb 2016 02:12pm EST 

Aetna Inc:Declares quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the company's common stock.says payable on April 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 14, 2016.  Full Article

Tenet and Aetna sign multi-year national agreement
Friday, 18 Dec 2015 09:00am EST 

Tenet Healthcare Corp:Says the co and Aetna signed a new, four-year agreement providing Aetna's commercial, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and Coventry members with in-network access to Tenet's 87 hospitals.New agreement is effective January 1, 2016.  Full Article

Aetna Inc declares quarterly cash dividend
Friday, 4 Dec 2015 01:50pm EST 

Aetna Inc:Declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the company's common stock.Payable on January 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 14, 2016.  Full Article

Aetna Inc raises FY 2015 EPS guidance
Thursday, 29 Oct 2015 06:00am EDT 

Aetna Inc:Projects FY 2015 operating earnings per share (EPS) of $7.45 to $7.55.  Full Article

Aetna Inc reaches pay-for-performance agreement with Regional Women Health Group
Wednesday, 28 Oct 2015 09:00am EDT 

Aetna Inc:Has signed a pay-for-performance agreement with Regional Women Health Group.  Full Article

Aetna Inc declares quarterly cash dividend
Friday, 25 Sep 2015 02:11pm EDT 

Aetna Inc:Declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.25 per share on the company's common stock.Dividend is payable on October 30 to shareholders of record date as of October 15.  Full Article

Aetna Inc raises FY 2015 EPS guidance
Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015 06:00am EDT 

Aetna Inc:Raises guidance on FY 2015 operating earnings per share (EPS) to at least $7.40 per share from the company's previous projection of $7.20 to $7.40 per share.FY 2015 EPS of $7.42 - Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.  Full Article

Aetna Inc to acquire Humana Inc
Friday, 3 Jul 2015 02:08am EDT 

Aetna Inc and Humana Inc:Aetna to acquire Humana for $37 billion, combined entity to drive consumer-focused, high-value health care.Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by the board of directors of each company.Humana stockholders will receive $125.00 in cash and 0.8375 Aetna common shares for each Humana share.Aetna's shareholders would own about 74 pct of the combined company and humana's shareholders would own about 26 pct.Aetna expects to suspend its share repurchase program forcombined company for about 6 months following the closing of the transaction.Says after closing Aetna will make Louisville the headquarters for its medicare, medicaid and tricare businesses.Expects to finance cash portion of deal with combination of cash on hand and by issuing about $16 billion of new term loans, debt,commercial paper.Says following the close of the transaction, mark bertolini will serve as chairman and CEO of the combined company.Says Citi and Lazard are acting as financial advisors to Aetna.Says Davis polk & wardwell LLP is acting as legal advisor to Aetna.Goldman Sachs is acting as financial advisor to Humana and fried, frank, harris, shriver & jacobson llp is acting as its legal advisor.  Full Article

German antitrust watchdog raids drugs distributors

FRANKFURT, Sept 15 Germany's antitrust regulator raided eight drug wholesale companies, including a subsidiary of U.S. healthcare services provider McKesson Corp, on suspicion of illegal collusion.