Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE +2.00% inched 0.49% higher to $274.15 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.72% to 4,682.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 0.50% to 36,100.31. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $15.53 below its 52-week high ($289.68), which the company reached on October 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL +1.43% rose 1.33% to $42.02, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR +0.97% rose 0.24% to $156.38, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD +2.07% remained unchanged. Trading volume (189,896) remained 46,175 below its 50-day average volume of 236,071.