What a Humana sale would mean to Louisville
Tuesday we heard that Louisville-based Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) might be a potential acquisition target for a competitor, Hartford, Conn.-based Aetna Inc.
At this point, we're talking about speculation that came from an analyst: Leerink Partners' Anagha Gupte, who met with Aetna's leadership. Investor's Business Daily reports that Gupte called both Humana and Cigna Corp. acquisition targets. The comment was enough to move Humana's and Cigna's share prices up substantially earlier this week.
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