Humana Inc. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market
Shares of Humana Inc.
inched 0.31% higher to $435.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Humana Inc. closed $39.42 below its 52-week high ($474.70), which the company reached on November 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.26% to $391.01, Anthem Inc.
rose 0.81% to $375.62, and Centene Corp.
rose 1.12% to $64.96. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.0 M.