Cowen's healthcare conference sparks renewed chatter that Cigna (CI -2.7%) could unload its...

|About: Cigna Corp. (CI)|By:, SA News Editor

Cowen's healthcare conference sparks renewed chatter that Cigna (CI -2.7%) could unload its pharmacy benefit manager business, a move it considered in 2009. J.P. Morgan analysts say a sale would be the “best possible outcome” for CI's earnings; they also don’t rule out CI following Aetna in outsourcing its operations given CI believes the service is important.