Anthem Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market
Shares of Anthem Inc.
dropped 0.02% to $352.19 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Anthem Inc. closed $26.94 short of its 52-week high ($379.13), which the company achieved on March 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.35% to $365.64, Humana Inc.
rose 1.08% to $411.73, and Centene Corp.
fell 0.03% to $62.62. Trading volume (784,086) remained 648,117 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.