2016 Financial HighlightsAetna at a Glance

In 2016, Aetna generated strong revenue, providing significant momentum and a positive outlook for the company in 2017.

(Millions, except per common share data)
For the Year Ended 2016 2015 Change
Total Revenue $63,155 $60,337 5%
Net Income1 2,271 2,390 (5)%
Total Company Expense Ratio 19.1% 19.3% (20) pts.
After-tax Net Income Margin 3.6% 4.0% (40) pts.
At Year End
Assets $69,146 $53,509 29%
Total Aetna Shareholders’ Equity 17,881 16,114 11%
Market Capitalization 43,614 37,788 15%
Common Shares Outstanding 351.7 349.5 1%
Per Common Share
Net Income1 $6.41 $6.78 (5)%


Additional information on our 2016 and 2015 financial performance is available in our Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is available from the SEC here.

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1 Net income (loss) refers to net income (loss) attributable to Aetna reported in Aetna’s Consolidated Statements of Income in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles. Unless otherwise indicated, all references in this document to net income (loss) and net income per share exclude amounts attributable to non-controlling interests.

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