Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. (NYS:RE) 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 (S&P:SPX) rising 0.09% to 4,701.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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. (NAS:ACGL) fell 1.71% to $42.62, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. (NYS:RNR) rose 3.93% to $158.55, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. (NAS:MHLD) fell 2.29% to $3.42. Trading volume (127,232) remained 119,326 below its 50-day average volume of 246,558.