Anthem Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market
Shares of Anthem Inc.
shed 0.18% to $298.17 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.20% to 31,437.80 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.03% to 3,909.88. Anthem Inc. closed $42.81 short of its 52-week high ($340.98), which the company reached on January 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 1.14% to $333.40, Humana Inc.
fell 1.20% to $378.00, and Centene Corp.
rose 1.31% to $61.06. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 139,718 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.