Humana (HUM +4.4%) and HealthSpring (HS +5.3%) both rack up gains after Oppenheimer ups the...

|About: Humana Inc. (HUM)|By:, SA News Editor

Humana (HUM +4.4%) and HealthSpring (HS +5.3%) both rack up gains after Oppenheimer ups the Medicare Advantage-focused health insurers to outperform. The firm cites a favorable outlook for the program's growth, especially as the baby boomers continue to favor MA plans over traditional fee-for-services. Additionally, both companies should see a market share boost due to this year's open enrollment, which starts Saturday.