Cigna (CI) could offload its death-benefits unit this year if "the right market conditions...

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

Cigna (CI) could offload its death-benefits unit this year if "the right market conditions unfold," CEO David Cordani said. Closed to new business since 2001, the operations have acted as a drag on Cigna's share price due to its inherent risks. Cordani talked the unit up but analysts reckon that he might have to pay somebody to take it off his hands.