Health Insurers’ Stock Performance in the COVID era

We wanted to understand how the major health insurers’ stocks fared during the COVID PHE. We searched for the largest publicly listed  health insurers along with their market share. United Healthcare(UNH), Anthem(ANTM), CVS Health(CVS), Humana(HUM), Cigna(CI), Centene(CNC), Molina Healthcare(MOH) and newly listed Clover Health(CLOV) are the insurers we track in our Viz. The Viz tracks the stocks from Jan 2020 to Dec 2021. (Note:Oracle announced a deal to acquire Centene on Dec 20, 2021 for $95 per share)

Health insurers listed by their market share:-

Stock Ticker
Company Market Share*
UNH United Healthcare 12%
ANTM Anthem 11%
CNC Centene 10%
HUM Humana 7%
CVS CVS Health 5%
MOH Molina Healthcare 2%
CI Cigna 2%
CLOV Clover Health N/A

* Data from ValuePenguin – Largest health insurance companies of 2022

This interactive Viz is built in Tableau and allows users to select multiple Health Insurers’ from the drop down to compare stock performance over the time period.