How These Health Care Plans Stocks are Faring? -- Humana, Cigna, Molina, and WellCare

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 General News
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NEW YORK, April 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

Health Care Plans companies offer health benefit plans to employers and individuals,

who require long-term care or specialty benefits, along with point-of-service plans, traditional indemnity plans, and other hybrid plans. For today, presents these four equities for review: Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), Cigna Corp. (NYSE:
CI), Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: MOH), and WellCare Health Plans Inc. (NYSE: WCG). Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:


On Tuesday, shares in Louisville, Kentucky headquartered Humana Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.75 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 1.68 million shares. The stock ended at $211.05, rising 0.61% from the last trading session. The Company's shares have gained 7.16% over the previous three months and 3.79% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.67% and 11.48%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Humana, which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a health and well-being company in the US, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 53.58.

On March 22nd, 2017, Humana unveiled its "Bold Goal - 2017 Progress Report." The report details the progress the Company has made, together with physicians and local community nonprofit, government and business partners, toward improving the health of the communities it serves nationwide. 

On March 30th, 2017, research firm Oppenheimer resumed its 'Outperform' rating on the Company's stock. Access our complete research report on HUM for free at:


Bloomfield, Connecticut headquartered Cigna Corp.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.77% higher at $150.54 with a total trading volume of 1.22 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 10.95% over the previous three months and 12.89% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.24% and 10.88%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Cigna, which provides insurance and related products and services in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 53.11.

On March 13th, 2017, research firm Bank of America/ Merrill resumed its 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock.

On March 29th, 2017, Cigna announced that it has signed on as the Official Health Insurance Provider of the National Hockey League® (NHL®) in the US and will be the Presenting Sponsor of NHL's Every Save Counts™ campaign. The campaign is part of NHL's annual, year-round Hockey Fights Cancer™ effort to raise money and awareness for national and local organizations involved in cancer care and research. The complimentary research report on CI can be downloaded at:


At the close of trading on Tuesday, shares in Long Beach, California headquartered Molina Healthcare Inc. saw a drop of 2.66%, ending the day at $46.06. The stock recorded a trading volume of 930,800 shares. The Company's shares are trading 9.43% below their 50-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Molina Healthcare, which provides Medicaid-related solutions to meet the health care needs of low-income families and individuals; and to assist state agencies in their administration of the Medicaid program in the US, have an RSI of 44.29.

On March 21st, 2017, research firm Barclays resumed its 'Equal Weight' rating on the Company's stock, with a target price of $51 per share. Register for free on and get access to the latest PDF format report on MOH at:


Tampa, Florida headquartered WellCare Health Plans Inc.'s shares ended the day 0.62% lower at $140.32 with a total trading volume of 280,636 shares. The stock has gained 2.50% over the previous three months and 2.36% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 11.33% above their 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of WellCare Health Plans, which provides managed care services for government-sponsored health care programs, have an RSI of 46.48.

On April 04th, 2017, WellCare Health Plans announced that the Company has donated $10,000 to Southeastern Guide Dogs to support efforts to train guide dogs and service dogs for people living with significant challenges, including individuals with visual impairments and veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. Download your free research report on WCG at:


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