CVS Health-Aetna deal could be reached Monday: 3 things to know

A deal between CVS Health and Aetna could arrive Monday, sources familiar with the matter told The Wall Street Journal Thursday.

Here are three things to know.

1. Reports surfaced last month the pharmacy giant is in talks to purchase Aetna for more than $66 billion in cash and stock.

2. CVS Health and Aetna are in advanced stages of negotiating a deal, according to the report. The deal would value Aetna at between $200 and $205 per share.

3. CVS Health's shares rose 3.9 percent following the news, while Aetna's stocks increased 1.3 percent, Reuters reports.

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