Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE +0.21% slid 0.20% to $253.39 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $27.88 below its 52-week high ($281.27), which the company reached on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL -0.77% rose 0.20% to $39.34, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR -0.24% fell 0.95% to $143.07, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD -1.86% rose 2.23% to $3.21. Trading volume (188,659) remained 63,124 below its 50-day average volume of 251,783.