Curbstone Financial Management Has Trimmed Its Aetna (Aet) (AET) Position; SBM OFFSHORE NV ORDINARY SHARES NETHERL (SBFFF) Shorts Down By 8.26%

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Curbstone Financial Management Corp decreased Aetna Inc (Aet) (AET) stake by 51.01% reported in 2017Q4 SEC filing. Curbstone Financial Management Corp sold 5,050 shares as Aetna Inc (Aet) (AET)’s stock declined 6.45%. The Curbstone Financial Management Corp holds 4,850 shares with $875,000 value, down from 9,900 last quarter. Aetna Inc (Aet) now has $56.57B valuation. The stock decreased 0.20% or $0.35 during the last trading session, reaching $172.93. About 2.35 million shares traded. Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) has risen 33.34% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 21.79% the S&P500.

SBM OFFSHORE NV ORDINARY SHARES NETHERL (OTCMKTS:SBFFF) had a decrease of 8.26% in short interest. SBFFF’s SI was 709,400 shares in April as released by FINRA. Its down 8.26% from 773,300 shares previously. With 800 avg volume, 887 days are for SBM OFFSHORE NV ORDINARY SHARES NETHERL (OTCMKTS:SBFFF)’s short sellers to cover SBFFF’s short positions. The SI to SBM OFFSHORE NV ORDINARY SHARES NETHERL’s float is 0.42%. The stock increased 1.56% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $16.3. About shares traded. SBM Offshore N.V. (OTCMKTS:SBFFF) has 0.00% since April 16, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 11.55% the S&P500.

Analysts await Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) to report earnings on May, 1. They expect $3.01 earnings per share, up 11.07% or $0.30 from last year’s $2.71 per share. AET’s profit will be $984.69 million for 14.36 P/E if the $3.01 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.25 actual earnings per share reported by Aetna Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 140.80% EPS growth.

Among 24 analysts covering Aetna (NYSE:AET), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 13 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. Aetna had 73 analyst reports since July 30, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating by Susquehanna given on Tuesday, August 4. On Tuesday, October 31 the stock rating was maintained by Cantor Fitzgerald with “Hold”. On Thursday, July 13 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Hold”. The stock of Aetna Inc. (NYSE:AET) earned “Neutral” rating by Wedbush on Tuesday, February 2. The rating was initiated by Credit Suisse on Friday, November 3 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 7 with “Hold”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Tuesday, January 30 by Jefferies. On Wednesday, December 16 the stock rating was initiated by Credit Suisse with “Neutral”. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Jefferies. As per Wednesday, January 4, the company rating was initiated by Piper Jaffray.

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