Aetna (AET)

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113.22 -0.85  -0.75% NYSE May 4, 18:42 Delayed 2m USD

Aetna Price to Book Value:

2.361 for May 4, 2016
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Aetna Historical Price to Book Value Data

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May 4, 2016 2.361
May 3, 2016 2.379
May 2, 2016 2.374
April 29, 2016 2.341
April 28, 2016 2.390
April 27, 2016 2.373
April 26, 2016 2.414
April 25, 2016 2.383
April 22, 2016 2.394
April 21, 2016 2.358
April 20, 2016 2.361
April 19, 2016 2.324
April 18, 2016 2.304
April 15, 2016 2.290
April 14, 2016 2.287
April 13, 2016 2.305
April 12, 2016 2.279
April 11, 2016 2.258
April 8, 2016 2.270
April 7, 2016 2.300
April 6, 2016 2.338
April 5, 2016 2.317
April 4, 2016 2.388
April 1, 2016 2.371
March 31, 2016 2.343
March 30, 2016 2.477
   
March 29, 2016 2.458
March 28, 2016 2.432
March 24, 2016 2.439
March 23, 2016 2.424
March 22, 2016 2.441
March 21, 2016 2.417
March 18, 2016 2.443
March 17, 2016 2.398
March 16, 2016 2.459
March 15, 2016 2.449
March 14, 2016 2.477
March 11, 2016 2.462
March 10, 2016 2.405
March 9, 2016 2.370
March 8, 2016 2.321
March 7, 2016 2.380
March 4, 2016 2.344
March 3, 2016 2.379
March 2, 2016 2.390
March 1, 2016 2.398
Feb. 29, 2016 2.357
Feb. 26, 2016 2.385
Feb. 25, 2016 2.373
Feb. 24, 2016 2.314
Feb. 23, 2016 2.328

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About Price to Book Ratio

Price to book value is a financial ratio used to compare a company's book value to its current market price. Book value is an accounting term denoting the portion of the company held by the shareholders at accounting value (not market value). In other words, book value is the company's total tangible assets less its total liabilities.

The ratio has two calculation methods. In the first way, the company's market capitalization is divided by the company's total book value from its balance sheet. The second way, using per-share values, is to divide the company's current share price by the book value per share. In general, a low price to book value indicates that a stock is undervalued and thus more desirable.

In theory, if you purchased stock with a price to book value less than 1 and the company immediately went bankrupt, you would gain money on your investment. In reality, this may not be true since there are times when liquidation value, or the price at which a company's assets can be sold, is less than the book value of those assets.

For more information on evaluating valuation multiples similar to this, please see our original white paper research : Making Sense Of Valuation Multiples.
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AET Price to Book Value Benchmarks

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Cigna 2.927
Anthem 1.579
Centene 2.016

AET Price to Book Value Range, Past 5 Years

Minimum 1.150 Jul 26 2012
Maximum 3.076 Jun 25 2015
Average 1.857

AET Price to Book Value Excel Add-In Codes

  • Metric Code: price_to_book_value
  • Latest data point: =YCP("AET", "price_to_book_value")
  • Last 5 data points: =YCS("AET", "price_to_book_value", -4)

To find the codes for any of our financial metrics, see our Complete Reference of Metric Codes.

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