Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE -2.34% rallied 1.40% to $255.86 Friday, 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 -0.32% falling 0.91% to 4,432.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.59% falling 0.48% to 34,584.88. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $25.41 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 Friday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL -1.48% rose 0.36% to $39.30, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR -3.82% rose 0.07% to $144.00, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD -0.63% rose 3.67% to $3.39. Trading volume (516,738) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 244,168.