Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE +0.48% slipped 1.82% to $255.34 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.11% falling 0.77% to 4,458.58 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 0.78% to 34,607.72. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $25.93 short of its 52-week high ($281.27), which the company achieved on May 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL +0.70% fell 1.47% to $38.94, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR -0.26% fell 2.20% to $147.14, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD -0.94% remained unchanged. Trading volume (286,936) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 264,191.