CI - Cigna Corporation

NYSE - Nasdaq Real Time Price. Currency in USD
+1.51 (+1.02%)
As of 10:31AM EDT. Market open.
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Previous Close147.99
Bid150.52 x 800
Ask150.62 x 800
Day's Range148.70 - 151.71
52 Week Range141.95 - 226.61
Avg. Volume2,907,851
Market Cap56.819B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.03
PE Ratio (TTM)14.18
EPS (TTM)10.54
Earnings DateMay 2, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield0.04 (0.02%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-03-08
1y Target Est238.95
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