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Centene Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Centene Corp. CNC, -0.32% advanced 2.08% to $63.23 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.16% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.12% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Centene Corp. closed $12.36 short of its 52-week high ($75.59), which the company achieved on July 13th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Anthem Inc. ANTM, +0.53% rose 4.06% to $390.71, Humana Inc. HUM, +0.48% rose 3.40% to $434.98, and Molina Healthcare Inc. MOH, -0.26% rose 1.62% to $280.04. Trading volume (3.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.

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