Cigna Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Cigna Corp.
advanced 2.39% to $209.15 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.09% to 31,521.69 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.77% to 3,876.50. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Cigna Corp. closed $21.75 short of its 52-week high ($230.90), which the company reached on January 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.94% to $327.64, Anthem Inc.
rose 0.24% to $295.69, and Humana Inc.
rose 0.79% to $379.89. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 338,903 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.