Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE -1.07% inched 0.49% higher to $275.50 Monday, 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 -1.89% falling 0.00% to 4,682.80 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% falling 0.04% to 36,087.45. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $14.18 short of 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 Monday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL -0.96% rose 0.81% to $42.36, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR -0.94% fell 0.45% to $155.67, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD +1.11% remained unchanged. Trading volume (100,187) remained 132,987 below its 50-day average volume of 233,174.