Cigna Corp. stock rises Friday, outperforms market
Shares of Cigna Corp.
rallied 2.69% to $230.62 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. This was the stock’s sixth consecutive day of gains. Cigna Corp. closed $0.28 below its 52-week high ($230.90), which the company reached on January 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 3.98% to $347.10, Anthem Inc.
rose 3.77% to $333.60, and Humana Inc.
rose 2.79% to $399.39. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.