Shares of Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc (NYSE:EVHC) ended Thursday session in green amid volatile trading. The shares closed up +0.72 points or 3.41% at $21.81 with 1.37 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $20.93, the shares hit an intraday low of $20.93 and an intraday high of $21.82 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $3.93 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 187.17 million shares.
Envision Healthcare Holdings Inc (EVHC) provides physician-led outsourced medical services to consumers, hospitals, healthcare systems, health plans, and government entities in the United States. It offers a range of hospital-based physician staffing and related management services, including contract management, staffing, recruiting, scheduling, operational improvement assessment, practice support, and practice improvement services for emergency departments, anesthesiology, hospitalist/inpatient care, radiology, tele-radiology, and surgery programs; and physician-led care management solutions to patients outside the hospital.
Shares of Aetna Inc (NYSE:AET) ended Thursday session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.59 points or -0.53% at $109.78 with 3.80 million shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $109.85, the shares hit an intraday low of $109.20 and an intraday high of $110.25 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $37.93 billion and the numbers of outstanding shares have been calculated to be 350.80 million shares.
Aetna Inc (AET) announced that it has entered into a value-based agreement with Merck (MRK) for the type 2 diabetes medications Januvia® (sitagliptin) and Janumet® (sitagliptin plus metformin).
Merck will also become the first health care company to participate in AetnaCareSM, a new personalized health and wellness care initiative that provides members the knowledge, tools, and support to take a proactive role in managing their own health.