Cigna Corporation (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 10, 2014. A cash dividend
payment of $0.04 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 09,
2014. Shareholders who purchased CI stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th
quarter that CI has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of CI was $79.07,
representing a -12.76% decrease from the 52 week high of $90.63 and
a 34.27% increase over the 52 week low of $58.89.
CI is a part of the Health Care sector, which includes companies
such as UnitedHealth Group Incorporated (
) and WellPoint Inc. (
). CI's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $5.2. Zacks Investment Research reports CI's
forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 5.93%, compared to an
industry average of 4.2%.
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Interested in gaining exposure to CI through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have CI as a top-10 holding:
- iShares U.S. Health Care Providers ETF (
- PowerShares DWA Healthcare Momentum Portfolio (
- iShares Russell MidCap Value Index Fund (
- iShares Russell MidCap Index Fund (
The top-performing ETF of this group is PTH with an increase of
16.93% over the last 100 days. IHF has the highest percent
weighting of CI at 6.27%.