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Aetna shares dropped 5 percent and Health Net tumbled 10 percent after a Goldman Sachs analyst slapped "sell" ratings on the two health insurers' stocks Thursday.
After the close today, Coventry Health Care slashed its Q2 and full-year earnings guidance due to increasing cost pressures. Coventry’s stock was halted after hours before starting again. Meanwhile, other healthcare stocks are trading sharply lower in after hours trading following the news.
It's a booyah-free zone. There goes Swifty!
What's the prescription for fast money as the ailing healthcare industry seeks the antidote to a miserable case of stock decline?
On a day when the market posted its biggest gains in years, the health insurers got obliterated. All is not well in this group, but there's one stock that could make it out alive.
A profit warning from WellPoint suggests that U.S. health insurers may not be a safe bet for investors to put their money in a troubled economy.
Blue chips finished higher for a third straight session after an unexpected increase in January retail sales. Technology stocks rallied after chip-equipment maker Applied Materials beat earnings forecasts.
The New York Attorney General's Office said it plans to file suit against Ingenix, its parent UnitedHealth Group, and three additional subsidiaries, as part of an investigation into a "scheme by health insurers to defraud consumers by manipulating reimbursement rates."
Health insurer Cigna said on Wednesday that fourth-quarter profit rose 13 percent, helped by its international operations and disability and life business.
Recession fears shook the markets Tuesday and credit jitters will likely continue to trouble stocks Wednesday.
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Cigna reported a 22 percent increase in third-quarter profit on Friday as strength in its international and reinsurance segments helped offset slightly weaker earnings in its main health insurance business.
The health insurers are poised to breakout ahead of Cigna earnings this Friday.
Health insurer Cigna said Wednesday that quarterly profit fell, hurt by a charge from a reinsurance business, but adjusted results beat its forecast as health-plan membership jumped.
Cigna said quarterly net income fell 18% from a year earlier, when it recorded large investment gains, but results beat estimates as membership in its health insurance plans jumped.
Cramer reiterates his stance on Big Pharma, and tells callers whether to buy or sell Gateway, Titanium Metals and more...
Sir Mix-A-Lot isn’t the only guy who likes “backs.” Cramer chases them just as aggressively. Well, buybacks anyway. And there’s no better defensive play in these troubling times for the market. Now if he could only find a good buyback stock that’s also in a strong sector…
Health insurer Cigna said quarterly profit rose 10% as medical memberships increased.
The 110th session of the U.S. Congress opens in less that one week--and the Democrats are back in power in both the house and senate. One of their stated goals is making health care more affordable for Americans. But is that good news or bad news for HMOs? And either way--which healthcare stocks should investors look at?