Anthem Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Anthem Inc.
rallied 2.73% to $311.48 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 2.38% to 3,901.82 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.95% to 31,535.51. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Anthem Inc. closed $29.50 short of its 52-week high ($340.98), which the company achieved on January 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.73% to $334.65, Humana Inc.
rose 1.39% to $384.92, and Centene Corp.
rose 1.45% to $59.39. Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.