UPDATE: Aetna Posts Rise In Q4 Profit
Aetna (NYSE: AET) reported a gain in its fourth-quarter profit.
Aetna's quarterly net income surged to $369 million, or $1 per share, versus $190 million, or $0.56 per share, in the year-ago period. Excluding one-time items, it earned $1.34 per share, versus analysts' estimates of $1.36 per share.
Its revenue came in at $13.18 billion, versus estimates of $13.14 billion.
Aetna shares closed at $68.27 yesterday.
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