Shares of Cigna Corp.
rose 1.79% to $203.04 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Cigna Corp. closed $69.77 short of its 52-week high ($272.81), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 4.17% to $420.36, Anthem Inc.
rose 4.06% to $390.71, and Humana Inc.
rose 3.40% to $434.98. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.1 M.