(NYSE:CI) Cigna Corp Hits 52 Week Low

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Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI)

April 16th, 2019

With markets going up Cigna Corp finished Tuesday’s trading session down 7.80%, a ($12.77) decrease to close on $151.04. As well as the drop in value, Cigna Corp hit a new 52 week low of $150.51, breaking the previous low of $158.00 from earlier this month. Despite the drop in value, trading volumes were solid at 248.00% of normal which can indicate investor opportunities. Be aware that the Altman Z-Score1 (An indicator of the probability for a 2-year bankruptcy) is below the recommended threshold of 1.8%, and calculated to be 0.88. The next earnings report is expected in approximately 16 days.

Cigna Corp is listed on the S&P 500 index, and was one of 219 stocks that dropped today. Weighted by market cap, CI represents about 0.22% of the S&P 500.

Analysis results from 22 analysts points to the possibility that Cigna Corp might go up significantly (45.31%), while Finbox has calculated (with high uncertainty) a fair value price of $171.33.

Market Sectors

The market sectors were mixed Tuesday with a majority of the sectors trending up. Financials saw the biggest increase of the day (1.37%), while Real Estate saw the biggest drop (-2.38%). Information Technology has seen the biggest year-to-date gain at 23.78%.

Energy saw the biggest turnaround from its 5-day performance of -1.22%, as it went up 0.64%. Real Estate and Utilities both saw turn arounds from their five day positive performance, Real Estate with a drop of -2.38%.

Sector Breakdown

  • Financials went up with a 1.37% change.
  • Energy went up with a 0.64% change.
  • Industrials went up with a 0.59% change.
  • Information Technology went up with a 0.49% change.
  • Consumer Discretionary went up with a 0.48% change.
  • Materials went up with a 0.47% change.
  • Communication Services went up with a 0.21% change.
  • Consumer Staples went down with a -0.06% change.
  • Utilities went down with a -1.39% change.
  • Healthcare went down with a -2.03% change.
  • Real Estate went down with a -2.38% change.

Cigna Corp Info

Cigna Corporation, a health service organization, provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates through Integrated Medical, Health Services, International Markets, and Group Disability and Other segments. The Integrated Medical segment offers medical, pharmacy, dental, behavioral health and vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured clients; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part D plans to Medicare-eligible beneficiaries, as well as Medicaid plans; and health insurance coverage to individual customers on and off the public exchanges. The Health Services segment provides clinical solutions, specialized pharmacy care, home delivery pharmacy, retail network pharmacy administration, benefit design consultation, drug utilization review, drug formulary management drug claim adjudication, digital consumer health and drug information, provider, and medical benefit management services. The International Markets segment offers supplemental health, life and accident insurance products, and health care coverage, as well as health care benefits to mobile employees of multinational organizations. This segment offers health coverage, hospitalization, dental, critical illness, personal accident, term life, and variable universal life products. The Group Disability and Other segment provides group long-term and short-term disability, group life, accident, and voluntary and specialty insurance products and related services; and permanent insurance contracts to corporations to provide coverage on the lives of certain employees for the purpose of financing employer-paid future benefit obligations. The company distributes its products and services through insurance brokers and insurance consultants; and directly to employers, unions and other groups, or individuals. Cigna Corporation was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

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(1) The Altman Z-Score calculation was first published in 1968 by Edward I. Altman, and is used for predicting the probability that a firm will go into bankruptcy within two years. An Altman Z-Score below 1.8 (Remember that Cigna Corp’s score is 0.88) is the trigger to be alert for this situation. Some analysts believe this score is less relevant for some companies, in particular companies operating to accumulate users that may run at huge losses to scale up.

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