Walmart-Humana sounds wild, but makes sense


30 March 2018 - It's a good strategic fit for the retailer and isn't a huge financial lift.

As if the health-care-merger frenzy weren't wild enough already, it looks as if Walmart Inc. may soon dive into it.

The mammoth discount retailer is reportedly in early-stage talks to acquire Humana Inc., a health insurer valued at $41 billion (based on Thursday's after-hours trading price, which spiked on the late news).

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