News stories about Health Net (NYSE:HNT) have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Health Net earned a daily sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the healthcare company an impact score of 44.2010418366716 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
Shares of NYSE:HNT traded up $2.38 during midday trading on Wednesday, reaching $67.19. 5,270,300 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,330,904. Health Net has a 12 month low of $52.40 and a 12 month high of $76.67.
Health Net Company Profile
Health Net, Inc (Health Net) is a managed care organization. The Company provides managed health care services through health plans and government-sponsored managed care plans. Its segments are Western Region Operations and Government Contracts. It provides and administers health benefits to approximately 6 million individuals across the United States through group, individual, Medicare, Medicaid, dual eligible, the United States Department of Defense (Department of Defense or DoD), including TRICARE, and the United States Department of Veterans Affairs programs.
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