Humana Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market
Shares of Humana Inc.
slumped 0.69% to $438.84 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,195.99 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.03% to 34,323.05. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Humana Inc. closed $36.60 short of its 52-week high ($475.44), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.04% to $413.21, Anthem Inc.
fell 0.07% to $394.89, and Centene Corp.
fell 0.64% to $73.49. Trading volume (810,736) remained 19,762 below its 50-day average volume of 830,498.