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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Cigna Corporation, CI

Cigna Corporation, CI is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Health Care Plans in the sector of Healthcare. Based in USA, Cigna Corporation, CI  has a market cap of 35507.14. Since its IPO date on the 3/31/1982, Cigna Corporation, CI performance year to date is -5.46%. Today Cigna Corporation, CI has gained -2.10%, with a current price of 135.39.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 86.90%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 0.50%. Return of assets are at 3.20%, with return on investment at 12.10%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Cigna Corporation, CI is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.34. While Total debt/equity is 0.36. With a profit margin of 4.90%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 7.70%. Cigna Corporation ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of *TBA, while the quick ratio is *TBA.

For the last year Cigna Corporation, CI has seen a EPS growth of 2.70%. A performance for the year of 2.49%. The 52-week high is -9.13%, and the 52-week low is 17.70%. The average volume for Cigna Corporation, CI is 155421.

With a target price of 149.46, can Cigna Corporation, CI reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Cigna Corporation, CI. Cigna Corporation has a P/E of 18.8 and a forward P/E of 14.46. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.68. Cigna Corporation also has a P/S and a P/B of 0.9 and 2.53 respectively. For P/cash, Cigna Corporation has a value of 11.01, while it is 9.98 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 135.39, Cigna Corporation has a dividend yield of 0.03%. We see a return on equity of 14.70%.

Looking more long-term Cigna Corporation, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.22%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 19.83% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 2.70% for this year and for the last five years a 11.60% growth has been seen.

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