Cigna Corp. stock underperforms Friday when compared to competitors despite daily gains
Shares of Cigna Corp.
inched 0.27% higher to $209.90 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.48% to 3,811.15 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.50% to 30,932.37. Cigna Corp. closed $21.00 short of its 52-week high ($230.90), which the company achieved on January 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 1.02% to $332.22, Anthem Inc.
rose 0.98% to $303.19, and Humana Inc.
fell 0.25% to $379.65. Trading volume (2.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.