Humana Inc. stock outperforms market despite losses on the day
Shares of Humana Inc.
slumped 0.96% to $382.61 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal 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. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Humana Inc. closed $92.09 below its 52-week high ($474.70), which the company achieved on November 4th.
The stock underperformed 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 Centene Corp.
fell 0.57% to $58.80. Trading volume (547,247) remained 551,983 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.