Sentiment Change Report: Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) at 0.83

June 27, 2018 - By Sergio Grout

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Positions for Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI)

In 2018 Q1 Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) big money sentiment decreased to 0.83, according to SEC.gov filings. That’s down -0.08, from 2017Q4’s 0.91. 305 institutional investors increased or started new stock positions, while 366 sold and decreased their 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 changed to 8 from 10 for a decrease of 2. 85 Investors Sold All; 281 Reduced Holdings; 200 increased holdings while 105 institutional investors bought holdings.

Most Cigna Corp Investors

As of 2018 Q1 Accipiter Capital Management Llc has 12.39% invested in Cigna Corp. 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 company has $42.40 billion market cap. It operates through Global Health Care, Global Supplemental Benefits, Group Disability and Life, and Other Operations divisions.17.17 is the P/E ratio. 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.

Ticker’s shares touched $174.28 during the last trading session after 0.77% change.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 Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI)’s earnings report is expected by WallStreet, as reported by RTT. Analysts expect change of 22.34 % or $0.65 from previous year’s $2.91 EPS compared to current’s $3.56 EPS. CI’s profit could hit $866.04 million with 12.24 P/E in case $3.56 EPS is announced. After $4.11 EPS report previous quarter, Wall Street now predicts -13.38 % negative EPS growth of Cigna Corporation.

Retail Bank owns 8,156 shs for 0.02% of their capital. Natl Bank Of America De accumulated 0.07% or 2.29 million shs. Wetherby Asset Management has invested 0.1% in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Strs Ohio stated it has 0.1% in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Williams Jones And Assoc Limited Company has 10,000 shs. C World Wide Group Inc Inc A S stated it has 36,723 shs. First Foundation invested in 0.02% or 1,952 shs. Moreover, Bb&T Ltd Liability Company has 0.05% invested in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) for 25,143 shs. Moreover, Shikiar Asset Management Incorporated has 0.59% invested in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Winslow Evans Crocker reported 676 shs. Outfitter Advsrs Limited reported 14,877 shs. Perigon Wealth Mngmt Limited Co has 140 shs. Ftb Advisors reported 410 shs. Moreover, Brown Brothers Harriman & Communications has 0% invested in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Sanders Lc accumulated 3.06 million shs.

Cigna Corporation had 11 selling transactions and 0 insider purchases since January 10, 2018. This’s net activity of $17.48 million. On Friday, March 2 $529,287 worth of stock was sold by Hocevar Christopher J. $1.29M worth of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) was sold by ZARCONE DONNA F. $85,184 worth of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) was sold by HENNEY JANE E MD. Jones Nicole S sold 5,856 shs worth $1.12 million. 229 shs were sold by ZOLLARS WILLIAM D, worth $37,890. On Friday, May 25 a trade for 1,000 shs valued at $176,187 was made by Agoglia Hoeltzel Mary T.

Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) Ratings Coverage

Total analysts of 11 have positions in Cigna Corp (NYSE:CI) as follows: 10 rated it a “Buy”, 0 with “Sell” and 1 with “Hold”. The positive are 91%. The firm has $255 highest while $194 is the lowest price target. The average target $227.89 is 30.76% above the last ($174.28) price. Since January 3, 2018 according to StockzIntelligence Inc Cigna Corp has 15 analyst reports. On Wednesday, June 6 the firm earned “Buy” rating by Goldman Sachs. On Friday, February 2 Leerink Swann maintained the shares of CI in report with “Buy” rating. On Friday, May 4 Credit Suisse maintained the shares of CI in report with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, February 2 the firm earned “Overweight” rating by Morgan Stanley. The company rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Thursday, February 1. In Monday, March 12 report Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating. On Friday, January 12 the stock of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies. On Monday, March 26 Jefferies maintained Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) with “Buy” rating. The stock rating was maintained by Piper Jaffray with “Buy” on Thursday, February 1. On Wednesday, January 3 the firm has “Hold” rating by Goldman Sachs given.

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

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