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LONDON, June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
The US markets on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 16,737.53, up 0.09% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,251.64, up 0.41%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.19% higher at 1,927.88. During the trading session, seven out of ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Health Care Sector Index ended the day at 694.30, up 0.23%, with the index advancing 3.81% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Cigna Corp. (NYSE:CI), Humana Inc. (NYSE:HUM), Health Net Inc. (NYSE:HNT) and Centene Corp. (NYSE:CNC). Free technical research on CI, HUM, HNT and CNC can be downloaded upon signing up at:
Cigna Corp.'s stock finished the Wednesday's session 0.01% higher at $90.41, hitting a new 52-week high of $90.78. A total of 1.16 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 2.04 million shares. The stock vacillated between $90.15 and $90.78 during the session. Over the last one month and over the previous three months, Cigna Corp.'s shares have gained 9.38% and 13.42%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the company's stock has advanced 3.35%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $83.15 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $82.02. Cigna Corp.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 13.27 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 72.76. Sign up today to read free research on CI at:
On Wednesday, shares in Humana Inc. fluctuated between $124.03 and $125.60 before ending the session 0.68% higher at $125.24. The stock reported a trading volume of 1.34 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.48 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 17.82. Humana Inc.'s shares have gained 0.63% in the previous three trading sessions, 15.02% in the last one month, and 21.33% on YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $114.88 and $103.15, respectively. Moreover, shares of Humana Inc. have an RSI of 65.04. Sign up today to read free research on HUM at:
Health Net Inc.'s stock edged 0.20% higher, to close the day at $40.05. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.95 million shares, above its three months average volume of 0.86 million shares. The stock oscillated between $39.80 and $40.34 during the session. Over the last three trading sessions and over the past one month, Health Net Inc.'s shares have gained 0.18% and 17.17%, respectively. Further, the stock has gained an upside of 34.98% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Health Net Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $35.60 is above its 200-day moving average of $32.34. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 20.42 and has an RSI of 70.71. Sign up today to read free research on HNT at:
On Wednesday, Centene Corp.' stock recorded a trading volume of 0.47 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 0.65 million shares. The stock ended the day at $73.13, which was 1.02% above its previous day's closing of $72.39, and registered an intraday range of $ $71.88 and $73.37. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 22.92. Although Centene Corp.'s stock has lost 1.87% in the previous three trading sessions, it has gained 10.27% in the last one month and 24.05% on YTD basis. The company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $65.66 and $61.78, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Centene Corp. have an RSI of 59.04. Sign up today to read free research on CNC at:
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