Anthem Inc. stock falls Friday, underperforms market
Shares of Anthem Inc.
dropped 0.38% to $393.93 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.49% to 4,173.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.06% to 34,382.13. Anthem Inc. closed $12.07 short of its 52-week high ($406.00), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.30% to $409.80, Humana Inc.
fell 0.70% to $452.75, and Centene Corp.
rose 1.18% to $69.20. Trading volume (666,753) remained 526,728 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.