NYSE:CI - CIGNA Stock Price, Price Target & More

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$177.99 -0.10 (-0.06 %)
(As of 07/23/2018 01:32 PM ET)
Previous Close$178.41
Today's Range$177.72 - $179.20
52-Week Range$163.02 - $227.13
Volume40,224 shs
Average Volume1.89 million shs
Market Capitalization$43.32 billion
P/E Ratio17.06
Dividend Yield0.02%
CIGNA logoCigna Corporation, a health services organization, provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. It operates through Global Health Care, Global Supplemental Benefits, Group Disability and Life, and Other Operations segments. The Global Health Care segment offers medical, dental, behavioral health, vision, and prescription drug benefit plans, as well as health advocacy programs, and other products and services to insured and self-insured customers. This segment also provides Medicare Advantage and Medicare Part D plans to seniors, and Medicaid plans. The Global Supplemental Benefits segment offers supplemental health, life, and accident insurance products. The Group Disability and Life segment provides group long-term and short-term disability, group life, accident, and specialty insurance products and related services. The Other Operations segment offers corporate-owned life insurance products that are permanent insurance contracts sold to corporations to provide coverage; and run-off settlement annuity contracts. The company distributes its products and services through insurance brokers and insurance consultants; and directly to employers, unions and other groups, or individuals, as well as through direct response television and the Internet. Cigna Corporation was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Hospital & medical service plans
Sub-IndustryManaged Health Care


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.37
Current Ratio0.35
Quick Ratio0.35


Trailing P/E Ratio17.06
Forward P/E Ratio13.44
P/E Growth1.11

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$41.62 billion
Price / Sales1.04
Cash Flow$13.1068 per share
Price / Cash13.58
Book Value$55.71 per share
Price / Book3.19


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$10.46
Net Income$2.24 billion
Net Margins5.99%
Return on Equity20.90%
Return on Assets4.76%


Outstanding Shares243,270,000
Market Cap$43,323.63

CIGNA (NYSE:CI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is CIGNA's stock symbol?

CIGNA trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CI."

How often does CIGNA pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CIGNA?

CIGNA declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Monday, March 12th will be given a dividend of $0.04 per share on Tuesday, April 10th. This represents a $0.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.09%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 9th. View CIGNA's Dividend History.

How will CIGNA's stock buyback program work?

CIGNA announced that its board has authorized a share repurchase plan on Sunday, June 4th 2017, which permits the company to repurchase $3,700,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 9.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board believes its shares are undervalued.

How were CIGNA's earnings last quarter?

CIGNA Co. (NYSE:CI) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 3rd. The health services provider reported $4.11 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $3.39 by $0.72. The health services provider earned $11.38 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $10.97 billion. CIGNA had a net margin of 5.99% and a return on equity of 20.90%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 8.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $2.77 earnings per share. View CIGNA's Earnings History.

When is CIGNA's next earnings date?

CIGNA is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August, 2nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for CIGNA.

What guidance has CIGNA issued on next quarter's earnings?

CIGNA issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, May, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $12.85-13.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $12.78. The company issued revenue guidance of +7-8% to ~$44.53-44.95 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $44.08 billion.

What price target have analysts set for CI?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price targets for CIGNA's stock. Their predictions range from $190.00 to $255.00. On average, they anticipate CIGNA's stock price to reach $218.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 22.5% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Ratings for CIGNA.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for CIGNA?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CIGNA in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 10 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."

What are Wall Street analysts saying about CIGNA stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about CIGNA stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Cigna have outperformed its industry's growth quarter to date. The company is on track to buy Express Scripts, which should raise its rank in the health insurance industry. Synergies from the acquisition should buoy the company's long-term growth potential. A robust Global Supplemental business, growing Government business, increasing membership, and strong capital position are the other positives. Strong 2018 outlook reflects business strength. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for 2018 earnings has improved in the past 60 days. However, increase in leverage, suspension of share buyback and huge execution risk related to the recent deal are the concerns. Its Medicare business is expected to grow less than the industry average. Also, the company's valuation looks stretched at the moment." (7/17/2018)
  • 2. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "CI reported Q2:17 adjusted EPS of $2.91 (GAAP $3.15), compared to OPCO’s estimate of $2.46 and Street consensus of $2.45. Adjusted results exclude $0.13 of realized investment gains and $0.18 from merger-related tax benefits, offset by $0.07 of amortization expense. The beat was driven by the Healthcare segment, with the Commercial MCR of 78.7% outperforming OPCO/Street estimates by 200/160 bps. Due to the beat, the company raised FY2017 EPS guidance to $9.75-$10.05 vs. $9.35-$9.85, with all three segment outlooks growing by $15-$40M." (8/4/2017)

Who are some of CIGNA's key competitors?

Who are CIGNA's key executives?

CIGNA's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. David Michael Cordani, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 53)
  • Mr. Eric Paul Palmer, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 41)
  • Ms. Nicole Susan Jones, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 47)
  • Mr. Jason D. Sadler, Pres of International Markets (Age 49)
  • Mr. Christopher J. Hocevar, Pres of Strategy, Segments & Solutions (Age 44)

Has CIGNA been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about CI stock have been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CIGNA earned a news sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the health services provider an impact score of 48.83 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.

Who are CIGNA's major shareholders?

CIGNA's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Swedbank (0.94%), NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.47%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.40%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.12%), Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC (0.09%) and Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.04%). Company insiders that own CIGNA stock include Alan Muney, Christopher J Hocevar, David Cordani, Donna F Zarcone, Hoeltzel Mary T Agoglia, Isaiah Harris, Jr, Jane E Md Henney, Jason D Sadler, John M Murabito, Lisa R Bacus, Mary T Hoeltzel, Matthew G Manders, Michael W Triplett, Nicole S Jones, Thomas A Mccarthy and William D Zollars. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CIGNA.

Which institutional investors are selling CIGNA stock?

CI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Calamos Advisors LLC, Clinton Group Inc., Hartford Investment Management Co., Xact Kapitalforvaltning AB, Oakbrook Investments LLC and Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund. Company insiders that have sold CIGNA company stock in the last year include Alan Muney, Christopher J Hocevar, David Cordani, Donna F Zarcone, Hoeltzel Mary T Agoglia, Isaiah Harris, Jr, Jane E Md Henney, Jason D Sadler, John M Murabito, Lisa R Bacus, Mary T Hoeltzel, Michael W Triplett, Nicole S Jones and William D Zollars. View Insider Buying and Selling for CIGNA.

Which institutional investors are buying CIGNA stock?

CI stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Swedbank, First National Bank of Omaha, Empowered Funds LLC, Meag Munich Ergo Kapitalanlagegesellschaft MBH, NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. and Private Capital Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for CIGNA.

How do I buy shares of CIGNA?

Shares of CI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CIGNA's stock price today?

One share of CI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $178.45.

How big of a company is CIGNA?

CIGNA has a market capitalization of $43.32 billion and generates $41.62 billion in revenue each year. The health services provider earns $2.24 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.46 on an earnings per share basis. CIGNA employs 46,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact CIGNA?

CIGNA's mailing address is 900 COTTAGE GROVE ROAD, BLOOMFIELD CT, 06002. The health services provider can be reached via phone at 860-226-6000 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for CIGNA (NYSE CI)

Community Ranking:  3.0 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  611 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  413 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,024
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CIGNA and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe CI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe CI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 7/23/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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