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Aetna Inc. (AET) Worth Watching: Stock Rises 5.9% - Tale of the Tape

Aetna Inc. ( AET ) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rally nearly 6.00% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This stock, trading in a volatile price range of $67.77 to $75.00 in the past one-month time frame, showed a pick-up yesterday at $72.96.

In the last 30 days, this company witnessed 1 upward estimate revision, though the Zacks Consensus Estimate remained unchanged over the same period. However, the recent price action is encouraging, so make sure to keep a close watch on this firm in the near future.

Aetna currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Other players in the medical industry include BioLife Solutions, Inc. ( BLFS ) carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) along with WellPoint Inc. ( WLP ) and Centene Corp. ( CNC ) with a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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