NEW YORK, September 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com directs its attention to four Healthcarecompanies, which are: Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), Anthem Inc. (NYSE: ANTM), Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), and BioScrip Inc. (NASDAQ: BIOS). According to the MSCI All Country Healthcare index, the global sector had outperformed the market by over 60% over the
At the close on Tuesday, shares in Hartford, Connecticut-based Aetna Inc. saw a slight decline of 0.17%, ending the day at $114.63. The stock recorded a trading volume of 959,900 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 6.75% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 2.29%. Moreover, shares of Aetna, which operates as a health care benefits company in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 39.21.
On September 6th, 2016, Aetna and Piedmont Healthcare announced that the two organizations have signed a new contract. The agreement will give Aetna members continued in-network access to all Piedmont facilities and more than 1,400 Piedmont Clinic physicians through February 28th, 2019. Your complete research report on AET can be retrieved for free at:
Shares in Indianapolis, Indiana headquartered Anthem Inc. ended the day 0.44% lower at $125.76 and with a total trading volume of 1.77 million shares. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 2.38%. Shares of the Company, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a health benefits company in the US, have an RSI of 43.59.
On September 13th, 2016, research firm Jefferies downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. The research firm also revised downwards its previous target price from $156 to $138. ANTM free report is just a click away at:
On Tuesday, shares in Louisville, Kentucky headquartered Humana Inc. finished 0.03% lower at $174.52 with a total trading volume of 394,133 shares. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 0.64%. Shares of the Company, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being company, have an RSI of 39.72.
On September 14th, 2016, Oak Street Health and Humana teamed up to add four primary care practices to Humana's Medicare Advantage Plan networks in Indiana and Michigan. Humana is adding these new primary care practice locations to its network in an effort to improve access to care and quality of care while increasing patients' ability to manage their own care to improve their health and well-being. The new practices operated by Oak Street Health accept certain Medicare Advantage plans administered by Humana and do not accept Medicare Advantage plans administered by other carriers. Sign up for your complimentary research report on HUM at:
Denver, Colorado-based BioScrip Inc.'s shares recorded a trading volume of 1.24 million shares at the end of yesterday's session, which was higher than their three months average volume of 785,660 shares. The stock closed the day at $2.87, dropping 1.71%. The stock has advanced 1.77% in the last one month, 2.87% in the previous three months, and 64.00% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 7.35% and 24.72%, respectively. Additionally, shares of BioScrip, which provides home infusion services in the US, have an RSI at 61.26.
On September 9th, 2016, BioScrip announced that it has completed the acquisition of HS Infusion Holdings, Inc. As a combined company, BioScrip expects to generate over $1 billion in annual revenue for the fiscal year ending December 31st, 2017. The transaction is expected to be accretive to BioScrip's financial results and is estimated to generate $14-17 million of synergies in approximately 12-18 months following the closing. The additional financial contribution from Home Solutions, including anticipated synergies, is anticipated to strengthen BioScrip's balance sheet and leverage profile. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and download the latest research report on BIOS at:
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