Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE -1.24% slid 1.34% to $274.40 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.15% rising 0.34% to 4,704.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.38% falling 0.17% to 35,870.95. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $15.28 below its 52-week high ($289.68), which the company achieved on October 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL -0.49% fell 1.14% to $41.67, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR -3.38% rose 0.33% to $163.22, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD -3.50% rose 0.32% to $3.15. Trading volume (161,314) remained 58,186 below its 50-day average volume of 219,500.