Aetna Stock Price and Value Analysis

Should you buy Aetna stock? (NYSE American:AET). Let's see how it does in our automated value investing analysis system.

AdvantagesDisadvantages
  • This company is very stable.
  • This stock is available at a great discount!
  • This company has amazingly consistent growth!
  • This company is making money at a modest rate.
  • This company has a low dividend yield.

AET Free Cash Flow Trend

Based on historical returns, we believe that Aetna can grow its free cash at a rate of about 2%. That's positive!

Free Cash Flow trendline for AET
Free Cash Flow trendline for Aetna

Inside the AET Numbers

AET Price
(Aetna stock price per share)
$0.00
[?] AET Fair Price
(based on intrinsic value)
$112.82
[?] AET Safety Price (based on a variable margin of safety) $90.26
[?] PE Ratio versus Sector 49% higher than other Healthcare stocks
[?] PE Ratio versus Industry 156% higher than other Health Care Plans stocks
[?] Cash Yield 8.89%
[?] Free Cash Flow Jitter 11%
[?] Dividend Yield 1%

Is Aetna Stock on Sale?

We believe that Aetna may be worth examining further. It's making money, which is a very positive sign. Is it on sale?

Even better, Aetna looks like a stock on sale. Based on our analysis—if the company keeps making money the way it has been—you may be looking at a bargain. Keep this stock in mind as you put together your portfolio! See Before You Buy for your next steps (and read our disclaimer about investing risk).

Should You Buy AET Stock?

Does Aetna have a coherent story? Does it have a plan to continue to make money? Is it worth your time? Only you can decide where to go from here. Our investment guide helps you ask the right questions, including how to buy stocks. Use these research links for more information.