2018 Q1 Sentiment for Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) at 0.83

June 27, 2018 - By Georgina Andrews

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Cigna Corp’s Sentiment

“Big money sentiment for Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) in 2018 Q1 decreased to 0.83, revealed SEC filings. So its down -0.08, from 2017Q4’s 0.91. 305 funds increased and started new stock positions, while 366 sold and reduced their equity positions in Cigna Corp so the sentiment turned negative. These funds own 206.15 million shares, that’s down from 208.24 million shares in 2017Q4. Funds holding Cigna Corp in top 10 decreased from 10 to 8 for a decrease of 2. 85 Investors Sold All; 281 Reduced Holdings; 200 increased stakes while 105 funds bought stakes.

Most Cigna Corp Investors

Accipiter Capital Management Llc owns 35,000 shares in Cigna Corp as of 2018 Q1. Cigna Corp’s shareholder R. G. Niederhoffer Capital Management Inc owns 6,600 shares as of 2018 Q1. Senzar Asset Management Llc reported 91,800 shares. Rudman Errol M revealed 43,000 shares position in Cigna Corp. The United Kingdom-based fund Veritas Asset Management Llp looks positive on Cigna Corp, having 2.44 million shares.

Cigna Corporation, a health services organization, provides insurance and related services and products in the United States and internationally.The firm is worth $42.40 billion. It operates through Global Health Care, Global Supplemental Benefits, Group Disability and Life, and Other Operations divisions.The P/E ratio is 17.17. The Global Health Care segment offers medical, dental, behavioral health, vision, and prescription drug benefit plans, as well as health advocacy programs, and other services and products to insured and self-insured customers.

The stock increased 0.77% or $1.33 during the last trading session, reaching $174.28.Cigna Corporation has volume of 677,498 shares. Since June 27, 2017 CI has risen 8.82% and is uptrending. CI underperformed by 3.75% the S&P 500.

On August, 3 is expected Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI)’s earnings report, according to Faxor. Analysts have expectation on stock’s EPS of $3.56. That’s up 22.34 % from last year’s $2.91 EPS. If reported the P/E will be 12.24 with $866.04M profit. -13.38 % negative EPS growth is what analysts predict. $4.11 EPS was revealed for last quarter.

Balasa Dinverno And Foltz Limited Liability reported 0.04% stake. Rudman Errol M holds 43,000 shs or 3.46% of its capital. Renaissance Tech Limited Liability Corp invested 0.06% of its capital in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Westwood Hldgs Group Incorporated holds 0% or 2,870 shs. Prudential Public Ltd Co invested in 0.56% or 1.06 million shs. Lifeplan Inc holds 2 shs or 0% of its capital. Lombard Odier Asset Management (Switzerland) Sa stated it has 14,616 shs. Wedge Management L Limited Partnership Nc invested 0.45% in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Prelude Mngmt Limited Liability Company holds 0% of its capital in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) for 236 shs. 6,000 are owned by Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj. Paradigm invested in 3,200 shs. Renaissance Grp Incorporated Lc holds 1.03% or 179,368 shs. Veritas Asset Limited Liability Partnership holds 2.44M shs or 3.32% of its capital. Morgan Stanley has 816,420 shs. Portland Advsr Lc reported 4,748 shs stake.

Cigna Corporation had 11 selling transactions and 0 buys since January 10, 2018. This’s net activity of $17.48 million. $529,287 worth of stock was sold by Hocevar Christopher J on Friday, March 2. Agoglia Hoeltzel Mary T also sold $176,187 worth of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) shs. ZOLLARS WILLIAM D also sold $46,886 worth of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) on Thursday, June 14. $5.77M worth of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) was sold by MURABITO JOHN M on Wednesday, January 10. Cordani David sold 36,769 shs worth $7.05M. On Friday, March 2 Jones Nicole S sold $1.12M worth of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI).

Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) Ratings Coverage

A total of 11 analysts rate Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) as follows: 10 “Buy”, 1 “Hold” and 0 “Sell”. Тherefore 91% are bullish. The firm has $255 highest and $194 lowest target. The avg target $227.89 is 30.76% above the last ($174.28) price. (NYSE:CI) has 15 ratings reports on 27 Jun 2018 according to StockzIntelligence. In Thursday, February 1 report Piper Jaffray maintained it with “Buy” rating and $226.0 target. In Monday, March 12 report Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating. On Monday, March 26 the firm has “Buy” rating given by Jefferies. On Friday, February 2 the company was maintained by Leerink Swann. The company rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Friday, February 2. The stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Buy” on Thursday, February 1. In Wednesday, January 3 report Goldman Sachs initiated it with “Hold” rating and $247.0 target. In Friday, May 4 report Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating. On Thursday, February 1 the company was maintained by Cowen & Co. On Friday, January 12 the company was maintained by Jefferies.

More recent Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) news were brought out by Fool.com, Globenewswire.com and Seekingalpha.com. The first one has “6 Top Healthcare Trends You Can’t Afford to Ignore” as a title and was brought out on June 27, 2018. The next is “Recent Analysis Shows Cigna, Basic Energy Services, KalVista Pharmaceuticals, QuinStreet, Armstrong World …” on June 25, 2018. And last was brought out on June 26, 2018, called “Here Comes The Next Biotech Revolution”.

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