In other news, insider Jason D. Sadler sold 2,000 shares of the stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 20th. The institutional investor held 162,847 shares of the industrial machinery and components company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $30.13 million, up from 140,641 at the end of the previous reported quarter. The stock decreased 1.35% or $2.59 during the last trading session, reaching $189.07. 206.32 million shares or 5.35% less from 217.98 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) has risen 107.86% since January 11, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 50.32% the S&P500. Nisa Investment Advisors LLC's holdings in CIGNA were worth $22,524,000 as of its most recent SEC filing. Kanawha Capital Management Llc bought 2,089 shares as the company's stock rose 11.09% with the market. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.94 earnings per share. equities analysts expect that CIGNA Co. will post 10.34 earnings per share for the current year. The stock increased 0.57% or $0.15 during the last trading session, reaching $26.65. About 851,162 shares traded.
The stock of Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) hit a new 52-week high and has $232.05 target or 9.00 % above today's $212.89 share price. It has outperformed by 6.87% the S&P500. Aqr Capital Mngmt Lc holds 0% of its portfolio in The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS) for 25,101 shares. It also reduced its holding in Colgate (NYSE:CL) by 11,000 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 89,459 shares, and cut its stake in Exxon Mobil (NYSE:XOM).
Investors sentiment is 0.96 in 2017 Q3. It is without change, as 47 investors sold CI shares while 249 reduced holdings. only 72 funds opened positions while 212 raised stakes. 331 were accumulated by Mcf Advsrs Ltd Liability. $44,382 worth of stock was sold by HARRIS ISAIAH JR on Monday, December 11. Orbimed Advsr Limited Liability reported 1.27M shares. 719,731 were accumulated by Millennium Mgmt Limited Com. Maverick reported 0.27% stake. Loring Wolcott And Coolidge Fiduciary Ltd Liability Partnership Ma owns 3,637 shares or 0.01% of their United States portfolio. Moreover, Cordasco Fincl Network has 0.04% invested in Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI). Bb&T Securities Ltd holds 0.07% or 28,534 shares in its portfolio. Ig Limited holds 38,625 shares. Ckw Financial Group Inc, Hawaii-based fund reported 700 shares. The firm has a market cap of $37.98 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.56 and a beta of 0.53. Bancshares Of Montreal Can has 0% invested in The Marcus Corporation (NYSE:MCS). Williams Jones & Associates owns 10,000 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. Therefore 79% are positive.
The average Wall Street analyst rating for Cigna Corporation is Strong Buy, according to the average of 15 analyst scores.
Bank Of Stockton increased its stake in Cigna Corporation (CI) by 42.77% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. Jefferies maintained the shares of CI in report on Thursday, November 2 with "Buy" rating. Oppenheimer maintained it with "Buy" rating and $19000 target in Friday, August 4 report. The firm has "Equal-Weight" rating by Barclays Capital given on Wednesday, January 6. UBS has "Buy" rating and $18600 target.
Shares of CIGNA Co. Deutsche Bank maintained the shares of CI in report on Thursday, July 13 with "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Buy" on Friday, January 8. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Sector Perform" on Monday, November 9.
Since August 7, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 7 sales for $8.11 million activity. The institutional investor owned 200,194 shares of the health services provider's stock after selling 703 shares during the quarter.
Cigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) has seen its stock price gain 4.00, or +1.97%, so far in 2017. ZOLLARS WILLIAM D sold $230,662 worth of stock.
Among 4 analysts covering Marcus Corp (NYSE:MCS), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 0 Hold. Therefore 54% are positive.
Several research firms have recently weighed in on CI. Leerink Swann maintained the stock with "Outperform" rating in Tuesday, November 7 report. KeyBanc Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $225.0 target. BMO Capital Markets began coverage on CIGNA in a research report on Monday, October 16th. Sterne Agee CRT upgraded the shares of CI in report on Monday, July 27 to "Buy" rating. The firm has "Outperform" rating by Cowen & Co given on Wednesday, October 21. The stock has "Buy" rating by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 18. The firm earned "Buy" rating on Wednesday, August 5 by Zacks. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, September 1 by Needham. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, July 27 by B. Riley & Co.
Investec Asset Management North America Inc, which manages about $2.91 billion and $591.30M US Long portfolio, decreased its stake in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) by 4,421 shares to 201,498 shares, valued at $14.66M in 2017Q3, according to the filing. NEXT Financial Group Inc bought a new stake in Cigna Corporation during the third quarter valued at $168,000.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.02 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.04, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. Loomis Sayles And Lp invested in 46 shares. 118 funds opened positions while 420 raised stakes. 146.35 million shares or 1.92% less from 149.22 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Legal General Public Limited Com invested in 0.2% or 1.42M shares. Hanson & Doremus Inv Mgmt holds 0.05% or 817 shares in its portfolio. Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Llc holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Lam Research Corporation (NASDAQ:LRCX) for 62,500 shares. Gmt Cap reported 1.43% stake. Paw Cap Corp has invested 0.73% of its portfolio in Altria Group, Inc. Fiera Corporation has 9,554 shares. Virtus Inv Advisers, Connecticut-based fund reported 18,568 shares. Quantitative Systematic Strategies Lc holds 0.56% or 11,251 shares. Mason Street Advisors Ltd holds 34,951 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio.