Aetna Inc (NYSE: AET) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire privately held bswift, which provides a technology platform that offers a retail shopping experience for health insurance exchanges and employers nationwide.
OLDWICK, N.J., Nov 05, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A.M. Best has assigned a debt rating of �bbb+� to the 10-year, $750 million 3.50% senior unsecured notes to be issued by Aetna Inc. (Aetna) (Hartford, CT) [NYSE:AET]. The outlook assigned to the rating is ...
Oct 28 (Reuters) - Aetna Inc, the third-largest U.S. health insurer, said on Tuesday it expects 2014 medical costs to increase at the high end of its forecasts, underpinning investor concerns that years of stabilized medical use could be ending.
(Reuters) - Aetna Inc (AET.N) said on Monday it would buy Bswift, a software and technology services company that administers public and private health insurance exchanges for consumers and employees, for $400 million.
Intelligent use of capital via share buyback and increase in dividend also make Aetna a favored stock. The positive investor sentiment was fortified by the company's upbeat guidance which was raised for the third time this year.