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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Market Chatter- Corporate finance press digest, (NYSE: AET)

The following corporate finance-related stories were reported by media: * Aetna Inc, the third largest U.S. health insurer, is exploring a sale of some of Coventry Health Care Inc's assets worth as much as $1.5 billion, according to people familiar with the matter, a year after it acquired its rival for $5.6 billion.* One of Britain's largest hospital chains, Spire Healthcare, is about to list on the London Stock Exchange in a float estimated to be about 1 billion pounds ($1.70 billion), two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

Aetna Inc. (Aetna), is a diversified healthcare benefits company. Shares of AET fell by 1.3% or $-1.07/share to $80.99. In the past year, the shares have traded as low as $60.32 and as high as $82.22. On average, 2440500 shares of AET exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 1392893.