Aetna (AET) Q3 Results - Q3 Top Health Insurance Company Earnings Report

View Aetna's (AET) Q3 Earnings Report

Highlights:

  • Aetna had revenues of $8.7 billion for the third quarter of 2009, an increase from last year's $7.6 billion in the third quarter.
  • Third-quarter net earnings per share were $.73, compared with $.58 last year at this time.
  • Overall net earnings for Aetna in Q3 2009 totaled $326.2 million, up 18 percent from $277.3 million in Q3 2008.
  • Despite the overall rise in profits, analysts such as Wachovia Securities' Matthew Perry believe the that future outlooks should be viewed with caution considering that Aetna lowered its full-year operating earnings to the lower end of a $2.75 to $2.90 per share spectrum.

Check out Aetna's current earnings estimates from CNN Money

Aetna's website: www.aetna.com

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