Meyers has 22 years’ experience in the stock market, and has written more than 1,600 articles on investing. Lawrence Meyers can be reached at TheLibertyPortfolio@gmail.com. Article printed from InvestorPlace Media, …
Earlier this month, CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) announced its $69 billion plan to acquire Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET), the third-largest health insurer in the United States. If successful, it will be the largest deal of the year – and the largest …
Aetna CEO Mark Bertolini will lose his job if the deal to sell the company to CVS Health closes, but he'll leave the company with about $500 million in stock and cash to soften the blow. The bulk of that payout will come from shares of …
CVS, which owns pharmacies as well as operates a pharmacy benefit manager, saw its stock drop sharply on Thursday when it emerged that Amazon has been approved for wholesale pharmacy licenses for at least 12 states. Then The …
CVS agreed to pay $207 a share for Aetna, with $145 in cash and the rest, $62, in CVS stock. For consumers, the merger would be the latest example of how the sale of drugs and other healthcare services, including patient treatment and …
Drug store chain giant CVS Caremark (CVS) has its share of supporters and detractors, both operationally and from an investment standpoint. CVS's stock has rebounded from a summer swoon, including a push through $30 resistance. …
CVS will pay $145 a share in cash for Aetna plus $62 in newly issued CVS stock. There is a chance, of course, that a rival retailer comes in and tops CVS’ offer price. Regulators could get stuck on CVS forcing Aetna customers to go to their …
Under the terms of the deal announced on Sunday, Aetna shareholders will receive $207 per share, $145 in cash and $62 in CVS stock. The $207-per-share price represents a 14.1 percent premium to Friday's closing price. In the past six …
Despite the market’s recent pull back in recent weeks, the S&P 500 is still trading close its all-time high and at a historically elevated P/E multiple of 24.5. However, that doesn’t mean that there still aren’t great bargains to be found, …