Humana and 2 S&P 500 Winners Bucking the Market Sell Off
The S&P 500 (NYSE:SPY) is down today by 1.64% and stands at 1,264. Here are three well-performing stocks.
Humana (NYSE:HUM): Humana is up as it beat estimates for the 3rd quarter. The reasons for the strong showing are strong Medicare memberships and fewer potential patients actually using Medicare services. Lower benefit expense ratios are expected to continue through 2012. The stock is up 7.89%. Get more details in Your Cheat Sheet to Humana Inc. Earnings.
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ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT): The stock is up today based on recent earnings, although the stock is still down significantly since July. ITT is up 3.25%.
Coca-Cola Enterprises (NYSE:CCE): Coca-Cola has moved in the opposite direction of the market in the last few days. After going way up based on a positive earnings report on Thursday, the stock leveled off until reaching its original upswing today. Clearly, investors are betting that Coca-Cola’s prospects are better than what is priced in. The stock is up 2.26%.
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