Aetna (AET +2.7%) authorizes an additional $750M to its buyback program, in addition to the...

|By:, SA News Editor

Aetna (AET +2.7%) authorizes an additional $750M to its buyback program, in addition to the approximately $248M of repurchase authority currently available under it's existing authorization as of June 30. The company intends to continue buying shares in the open market as necessary. AET has been active over the past quarter, having had approximately $828M of repurchase authority still left available as of March 31.