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AET

Aetna

$110.15

-1.92 (-1.71%)

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Humana

$168.14

-9.39 (-5.29%)

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Aetna says 91% of Medicare Advantage members in 4-Star or better MAPD plans

Aetna (AET) announced that it has the highest percentage of Medicare members enrolled in plans rated 4.0 overall stars among publicly traded companies with over 250,000 Medicare Advantage enrollees. In the most recent star ratings from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Aetna MAPD plans achieved an overall enrollment weighted average rating of 4.0 stars for 2017 star ratings. Aetna has increased the number of members enrolled in plans with a star rating of 4.0 or higher to 91%, representing a four-percentage point increase from last year, the company stated. Earlier today, Humana (HUM), which Aetna is in the process of acquiring, noted that CMS reported that the percentage of Humana's July 31, 2016 membership in 4-Star plans or higher declined to approximately 37% from approximately 78% in the prior year.

AET

Aetna

$110.15

-1.92 (-1.71%)

HUM

Humana

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-9.39 (-5.29%)

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AET Aetna
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COWN
08/25/16
NO CHANGE
COWN
Managed Care mergers unlikely to close, says Cowen
Cowen analyst Christine Arnold believes the current managed care mergers including Aetna (AET) and Humana (HUM) and Anthem (ANTM) and Cigna (CI) are unlikely to close. The analyst said the government's ability to appeal could extend the litigation process beyond the termination dates stipulated in the merger agreements. Arnold believes the Aetna/Humana merger has a better chance of closing relative to the Anthem/Cigna deal, but believes neither are likely to close.
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EVER
09/22/16
INITIATION
Target $128
EVER
Buy
Aetna initiated with a Buy at Evercore ISI
Evercore ISI analyst Michael Newshel initiated Aetna with a Buy and a $128 price target.
09/29/16
PACS
09/29/16
DOWNGRADE
PACS
Underweight
Pacific Crest cuts Fitbit to sell, sees share downside to $11
Pacific Crest analyst Brad Erickson downgraded Fitbit (FIT) to Underweight from Sector Weight after his channel checks indicated that Charge 2, the company's flagship holiday product, is off to a slow start. Underweight is Pacific Crest's equivalent of a sell rating. Charge 2 inventory is accumulating in the channel and sell-through is below initial Blaze/Alta levels, Erickson tells investors in a research note. The analyst continues to believe that a large portion of Fitbit owners stop using the device within months. Further, he views the corporate wellness deal between Aetna (AET) and Apple (AAPL) as a "substantial negative" for Fitbit. Erickson sees downside to $11 for shares of Fitbit. The stock closed yesterday up 17c to $16.70.
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CANT
10/12/16
NO CHANGE
Target $225
CANT
Buy
Humana CMS star rating news shouldn't impact Aetna deal, says Cantor
After Humana (HUM) reported that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported that the percentage of the company's membership in 4-Star plans or higher declined to approximately 37% from approximately 78% in the prior year, Cantor analysts said they do not expect the news to impact 2017 enrollment or the pending Aetna (AET) deal. The firm reiterates its Buy rating and $225 price target on Humana shares.
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Humana shares defended at Stifel

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CRTO

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