How to buy Cigna Corporation (CI) shares in the UK

Learn how to easily invest in Cigna Corporation shares.

Cigna Corporation (CI) is a leading healthcare plans business based in the US. It opened the day at $218.4 after a previous close of $218.75. During the day the price has varied from a low of $208.89 to a high of $218.4. The latest price was $210.51 (25 minute delay). Cigna Corporation is listed on the NYSE and employs 72,226 staff. All prices are listed in US Dollars.

How to buy shares in Cigna Corporation

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  4. Search the platform for stock code: CI in this case.
  5. Research Cigna Corporation shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
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How has coronavirus impacted Cigna Corporation's share price?

Since the stock market crash that started in February 2020, Cigna Corporation's share price has had significant positive movement.

Its last market close was $236.25, which is 8.07% up on its pre-crash value of $217.19 and 99.37% up on the lowest point reached during the March 2020 crash when the shares fell as low as $118.5.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Cigna Corporation shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $677.61 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $1,230.86.

Cigna Corporation share price (NYSE:CI)

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Cigna Corporation shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-11-19.
Previous close$218.75
Change %-3.7669%
Information last updated 2022-01-18.
52-week range$190.7806 - $269.1219
50-day moving average$218.9662
200-day moving average$226.8555
Wall St. target price$264.96
PE ratio23.1361
Dividend yield$3 (1.65%)
Earnings per share (TTM)$23.8057
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Is it a good time to buy Cigna Corporation stock?

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Is Cigna Corporation under- or over-valued?

Valuing a stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge value.

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 23x. In other words, Cigna Corporation shares trade at around 23x 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.

PEG ratio

Cigna Corporation's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.857. A PEG ratio below 1 can be interpreted as meaning the shares are not overvalued given the current rate of growth.

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 (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $10.2 billion (£7.5 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Cigna Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.


Revenue TTM $170.4 billion
Operating margin TTM 4.85%
Gross profit TTM $24.4 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.29%
Return on equity TTM 1756.79%
Profit margin 4.92%
Book value $143.075
Market capitalisation $80.3 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

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.

Total ESG risk score

Cigna Corporation's 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 12/31/2018) 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.).

Environmental score

Cigna Corporation's 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.

Social score

Cigna Corporation's 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.

Governance score

Cigna Corporation's 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.

Controversy score

Cigna Corporation's controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, 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.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Cigna Corporation was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 13.57
Total ESG percentile 8.92
Environmental score 0.94
Environmental score percentile 2
Social score 9.82
Social score percentile 2
Governance score 3.69
Governance score percentile 2
Level of controversy 3

Cigna Corporation share dividends


Dividend yield: 1.65% of stock value


Forward annual dividend yield: 1.65% of stock value


Dividend payout ratio: 20.82% of net profits

Cigna Corporation has recently paid out dividends equivalent to 1.65% of its share value annually.

Cigna Corporation has paid out, on average, around 20.82% of recent 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), 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 $3 per share.

While Cigna Corporation's payout ratio might seem low, this can signify that the company is investing more in its future growth.

Cigna Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 21 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 5 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Cigna Corporation's shares ever split?

Cigna Corporation's shares were split on a 3:1 basis on 4 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.

Share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Cigna Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as $190.7806 up to $269.1219. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

CI.US volatility(beta: 0.91)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

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 0.9098. This would suggest that Cigna Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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