Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE +0.42% dropped 0.42% to $252.32 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.64% falling 0.16% to 4,473.75 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.49% falling 0.18% to 34,751.32. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $28.95 short of its 52-week high ($281.27), which the company achieved on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL -0.24% fell 0.46% to $39.16, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR +0.44% rose 0.58% to $143.90, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD -0.95% rose 1.87% to $3.27. Trading volume (198,045) remained 46,943 below its 50-day average volume of 244,988.