Cigna Corp. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market
Shares of Cigna Corp.
inched 0.51% higher to $220.63 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.31% to 3,819.72 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.39% to 31,270.09. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Cigna Corp. closed $10.27 below its 52-week high ($230.90), which the company reached on January 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
fell 0.53% to $332.87, Anthem Inc.
rose 0.98% to $314.71, and Humana Inc.
fell 0.96% to $382.61. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 433,417 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.