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HUM

Humana

$203.76

3.96 (1.98%)

, AET

Aetna

$125.17

1.82 (1.48%)

14:29
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Humana, Aetna rise in tandem in afternoon trading

Shares of Humana (HUM) are up nearly 2% to $203.47, while Aetna (AET) has gained 1.6% to $125.37. The. U.S. Justice Department has come out against the proposed merger of Aetna with Humana and legal proceedings regarding the battle over the deal are ongoing.

HUM

Humana

$203.76

3.96 (1.98%)

AET

Aetna

$125.17

1.82 (1.48%)

HUM Humana
$203.76

3.96 (1.98%)

11/11/16
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Disney (DIS) upgraded to Equal Weight from Underweight at Barclays with analyst Kannan Venkateshwar saying ESPN is "de-risked" going into 2017 after management quantified the impact of the new NBA contract. 2. Aetna (AET) and Humana (HUM) were upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse, while the firm upgraded WellCare (WCG) to Neutral from Underperform. 3. Anadarko (APC) and EOG Resources (EOG) were upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Guggenheim. 4. Tiffany (TIF) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Cowen with analyst Oliver Chen saying he believes the luxury market is coming back and Tiffany is well positioned and a trusted brand. 5. Vornado (VNO) upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst James Feldman saying he believes the decision to spin DC and partner with JBG will allow management to focus on the New York City platform and notes the Penn Plaza corridor is rapidly improving. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
11/15/16
JEFF
11/15/16
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Target $230
JEFF
Buy
Humana price target raised to $230 from $206 at Jefferies
Jefferies analyst David Windley raised his price target for Humana to $230 after meeting with CFO Brian Kane. The potential to double Medicare Advantage enrollment under a Paul Ryan-type plan "introduces a significant upside scenario," Windley tells investors in a research note. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on the shares.
11/21/16
WELS
11/21/16
NO CHANGE
WELS
Humana is best positioned health insurer, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo believes that Humana (HUM) is the best positioned health insurer going forward, given Wells' estimate that it obtains 70%+ of its revenue from Medicare Advantage. The firm expects the latter program to be strengthened under the Trump Administration. Wells keeps an Outperform rating on Humana, which has agreed to be acquired by Aetna (AET).
12/07/16
CANT
12/07/16
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CANT
Hold
Humana downgraded to Hold from Buy at Cantor
AET Aetna
$125.17

1.82 (1.48%)

11/14/16
BERN
11/14/16
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BERN
Market Perform
Aetna downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Bernstein
11/15/16
ARGS
11/15/16
NO CHANGE
ARGS
Aetna price target raised to $145 from $130 at Argus
Argus analyst David Toung says that Aetna's Q3 results were "strong," excluding its ACA-compliant exchange plans. Toung believes that the Trump Administration could be more likely to approve the company's merger with Humana (HUM) than a Democratic administration would have been. He keeps a Buy rating on the shares.

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