Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE +2.00% rose 3.16% to $273.81 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.37% to 4,630.65 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 0.39% to 36,052.63. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $15.87 below its 52-week high ($289.68), which the company achieved on October 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL +1.43% rose 1.39% to $43.16, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR +0.97% rose 3.40% to $152.86, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD +2.07% remained unchanged. Trading volume (399,633) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 244,489.