Before the Bell Scans: Express Scripts Holding Co., Cigna Corp., Molina Healthcare Inc., and Health Net Inc.

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Before the Bell Scans: Express Scripts Holding Co., Cigna Corp., Molina Healthcare Inc., and Health Net Inc.

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LONDON, September 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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The U.S. equity market posted losses on Friday, September 20, 2013, with the S&P 500, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, and the NASDAQ Composite falling by 0.72%, 1.19%, and 0.39%, respectively. Shares in the health care plans industry mostly ended on a mixed note, even as the broader market declined. The major movers in the industry included Express Scripts Holding Company (NASDAQ: ESRX), Cigna Corporation (NYSE: CI), Molina Healthcare Inc. (NYSE: MOH), and Health Net Inc. CA (NYSE: HNT). All these companies are tracked by AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on ESRX, CI, MOH, and HNT can be downloaded upon signing up at:

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Shares in Express Scripts Holding Co. edged higher on Friday, even as the broader market posted losses. The company's shares ended the day 0.18% higher at $62.05 after fluctuating between $61.89 and $62.50. A total of 10.10 million shares were traded, which is significantly above the daily average volume of 4.23 million. The company's shares have gained 0.14% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 7.38% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Moreover, Express Scripts Holding Co.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $59.83. Sign up today to read free research report on ESRX at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/ESRX092313.pdf

Cigna Corp.'s stock rose sharply on Friday, reversing some of the losses from the previous trading session. The company's shares traded between $77.73 and $79.49 before finishing the day 1.12% higher at $78.59. A total of 3.27 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.60 million. The company's shares have surged 10.63% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 7.38% during the same period. Further, Cigna Corp.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $66.75. Register to download free technical analysis on CI at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/CI092313.pdf

Shares in Molina Healthcare Inc. fell sharply by 1.58% on Friday, extending the losses from the previous trading session. The company's shares vacillated between $36.60 and $37.67 before finishing the day at $36.64. A total of 0.75 million shares were traded, which is more than the daily average volume of 0.54 million. Despite Friday's pullback, Molina Healthcare Inc.'s shares have gained 4.90% in the last one month, compared to a gain of 2.79% in the S&P 500 during the same period. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $33.71. A free report on MOH can be accessed by registering at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/MOH092313.pdf

On Friday, Health Net Inc.'s stock plummeted to close at $31.43, which is 2.27% lower than the previous day's closing price of $32.16. The company's shares oscillated between $31.41 and $32.41 during the trading session. A total of 1.19 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 0.78 million. Despite Friday' sharp decline, the company's shares have gained 6.61% in the last one month and 3.59% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 2.79% and 7.38% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Additionally, Health Net Inc.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $29.14. Register with AAA Research Reports and download the research on HNT for free at:

http://www.AAAResearchReports.com/HNT092313.pdf

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