Shares of UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH slipped 0.58% to $312.55 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.22% to 3,500.31 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.78% to 28,430.05. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. UnitedHealth Group Inc. closed $12.02 below its 52-week high ($324.57), which the company achieved on August 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Anthem Inc. ANTM rose 1.53% to $281.52, Humana Inc. HUM rose 1.75% to $415.17, and Centene Corp. CNC rose 1.39% to $61.32. Trading volume (4.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.
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