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Aetna (aet) Stock Research

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SWOT Statistics aet SWOT Analysis

Strengths + Opportunities = 16

Threats + Weaknesses = 12

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Generic Strategy aet Generic Strategy

Narrow Scope

Broad Scope

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Uniqueness

Low Cost

Generic strategies categorize companies by the scope and the strength of their business. Aetna does not have a definable strategy, therefore, it risks losing out to firms that concentrate on one particular competitive advantage. (read more).

Company Description: Aetna, Inc. is a provider of health insurance plans, products, and related services, including medical, dental, vision, long-term care, and disability plans. The companys primary customers include employers, individuals, college students, and part-time and hourly workers. Update

Market Research Update

Health Care Industry Research & Analysis: The health care industry depends on the care of health-related services by professionals for the benefit of patients. Medical device markers, insurance companies, pharmaceutical drug developers and government institutions are major participants in the treatment of sick, injured and disabled patients. Health Care Trading Strategy: Health Care stocks tend to be less sensitive to economic changes. Look for undervalued health care investments at any point in the business cycle when stock prices are low. However, biotech, employment staffing and insurance companies may all decrease during recessions for different reasons. Government intervention is another important factor in health care investments, since government spending in health care is a very large portion of overall health care spending. When governments change spending plans, different sub-sectors in the industry are significantly affected. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Aetna's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Aetna's business strategy is to keep things simple. Clearly-defined strategies lower business risks by staying within their areas of expertise. Aetna possesses significant barriers to entry that slows competitive threats and increases profits.

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Financial Analysis Update

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