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How to buy Cigna Corporation (CI) stocks in Canada
Learn how to easily invest in Cigna Corporation stocks.
Cigna Corporation is a healthcare plans business based in the US. Cigna Corporation stocks (CI.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $218.75 – a decrease of 2.63% over the previous week. Cigna Corporation employs 72,226 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $177 billion.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Cigna Corporation?
- Has coronavirus impacted Cigna Corporation shares?
- Cigna Corporation shares summary
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- Is Cigna Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Cigna Corporation performance over time
- Is Cigna Corporation suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Cigna Corporation shares over-valued?
- Cigna Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Cigna Corporation shares?
- Does Cigna Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Cigna Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Cigna Corporation stock price (NYSE:CI)Use our graph to track the performance of CI stocks over time.
Cigna Corporation shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$259.49|
|52-week range||$189.88 - $271.71|
|50-day moving average||$250.14|
|200-day moving average||$225.67|
|Wall St. target price||$284.30|
|Dividend yield||$4.12 (1.65%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$16.16|
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Is it a good time to buy Cigna Corporation stock?
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Cigna Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2022-05-12)||-0.21%|
|1 month (2022-04-20)||-3.49%|
|3 months (2022-02-19)||N/A|
|6 months (2021-11-23)||21.69%|
|1 year (2021-05-21)||-1.05%|
|2 years (2020-05-22)||37.30%|
|3 years (2019-05-23)||72.98%|
|5 years (2017-05-23)||61.66%|
Is Cigna Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Cigna Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cigna Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Cigna Corporation's P/E ratio
Cigna Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 16x. In other words, Cigna Corporation shares trade at around 16x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Cigna Corporation's PEG ratio
Cigna Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0665. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Cigna Corporation's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Cigna Corporation's EBITDA
Cigna Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $10.1 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Cigna Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Cigna Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||$177 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.69%|
|Gross profit TTM||$23.2 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.41%|
|Return on equity TTM||11.53%|
|Market capitalisation||$81.7 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Cigna Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Cigna Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Cigna Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 13.57
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Cigna Corporation's overall score of 13.57 (as at 01/01/2019) is excellent – landing it in it in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Cigna Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Cigna Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 0.94/100
Cigna Corporation's environmental score of 0.94 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Cigna Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Cigna Corporation's social score
Social score: 9.82/100
Cigna Corporation's social score of 9.82 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Cigna Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Cigna Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 3.69/100
Cigna Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Cigna Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Cigna Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 3/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Cigna Corporation scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Cigna Corporation hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.
Cigna Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 19.49% of net profits
Recently Cigna Corporation has paid out, on average, around 19.49% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.65% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Cigna Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 1.65% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cigna Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $4.12 per share.
While Cigna Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that Cigna Corporation is investing more in its future growth.
Cigna Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 23 June 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 7 June 2022 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Cigna Corporation's shares ever split?
Cigna Corporation's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 5 June 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 3 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cigna Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 66.7% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cigna Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Cigna Corporation's share price.
Cigna Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Cigna Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $189.8823 up to $271.71. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Cigna Corporation's is 0.7799. This would suggest that Cigna Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Cigna Corporation overview
Cigna Corporation provides insurance and related products and services in the United States. Its Evernorth segment provides a range of coordinated and point solution health services, including pharmacy, benefits management, care delivery and management, and intelligence solutions to health plans, employers, government organizations, and health care providers. The company's Cigna Healthcare segment offers medical, pharmacy, behavioral health, dental, vision, health advocacy programs, and other products and services for insured and self-insured customers; Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplement, and Medicare Part D plans for seniors, as well as individual health insurance plans to on and off the public exchanges; and health care coverage in its international markets, as well as health care benefits for mobile individuals and employees of multinational organizations. The company also offers permanent insurance contracts sold to corporations to provide coverage on the lives of certain employees for financing employer-paid future benefit obligations. It distributes its products and services through insurance brokers and consultants; directly to employers, unions and other groups, or individuals; and private and public exchanges. The company was founded in 1792 and is headquartered in Bloomfield, Connecticut. .
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