Shares of Everest Re Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200609425/composite RE +2.00% sank 0.57% to $277.90 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.23% to 4,701.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% falling 0.03% to 35,804.38. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Everest Re Group Ltd. closed $11.78 short of 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 Wednesday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/206499364/composite ACGL +1.43% rose 0.11% to $43.79, RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/210486659/composite RNR +0.97% fell 2.46% to $163.27, and Maiden Holdings Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/204309347/composite MHLD +2.07% rose 0.64% to $3.14. Trading volume (134,671) remained 89,545 below its 50-day average volume of 224,216.