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Cigna (CI)

Headquartered in Bloomfield, CT and formed in 1982, Cigna Corporation has rebranded itself as The Cigna Group. The company was formed as a result of a merger between Connecticut General Life Insurance Company and Insurance Company of North America. Cigna completed its combination with Express Scripts Holding Company by 2018-end. Shares of the new combined company trade on the NYSE under the stock ticker symbol “CI.”

CI boasts a Growth Style Score of A and VGM Score of A, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Its bottom-line is projected to rise 13.5% year-over-year for 2024, while Wall Street anticipates its top line to improve by 20.7%.

12 analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days for fiscal 2024. The Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.13 to $28.47 per share. CI boasts an average earnings surprise of 3.3%.

Looking at cash flow, Cigna is expected to report cash flow growth of 2.6% this year; CI has generated cash flow growth of 19.8% over the past three to five years.

Investors should take the time to consider CI for their portfolios due to its solid Zacks Rank rating, notable growth metrics, and impressive Growth and VGM Style Scores.

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