AET - Aetna
Aetna Inc. (NYSE: AET) was founded by Eliphalet A. Bulkeley in 1850 as an annuity fund to sell life insurance through. In 1853 the annuity department broke off from Aetna Insurance and became the Aetna Life Insurance Company.
Today serves the United States market with health insurance products, dental, group life, disability, employee and pharmacy insurance.
Major business groups it operates in are Health Care, Group Insurance, and Large Case Pensions.
The company has acquired some key companies over the last several years, including Broadspire, Schaller Anderson, Strategic Resource Company, ActiveHealth Management and HMS Healthcare.
Aetna Inc. based in Hartford, Connecticut.