Health insurers are trading higher after Citi's Carl McDonald bumps six of them to Buy. It's...

|By:, SA News Editor

Health insurers are trading higher after Citi's Carl McDonald bumps six of them to Buy. It's about costs - at a normal level overall, and more expensive inpatient volumes are down, he says, which delivers "big earnings upside over the next couple quarters" if it sticks. AET +1.8%; CI +1.1%; CVH +0.8%; HS +3.1%; UNH flat; WLP +1.5%.