Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE +0.80% inched 0.05% higher to $273.69 Monday, 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 +1.46% rising 0.09% to 4,701.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.29% to 36,432.22. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $15.99 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 +0.56% fell 1.71% to $42.62, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR +1.60% rose 3.93% to $158.55, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD +2.60% fell 2.29% to $3.42. Trading volume (127,232) remained 119,326 below its 50-day average volume of 246,558.