Shares of Loews Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208734362/composite L +1.15% inched 0.59% higher to $56.25 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.42% rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.44% rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Loews Corp. closed $3.14 below its 52-week high ($59.39), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Chubb Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/209397502/composite CB +0.85% rose 0.99% to $167.09, Progressive Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202480455/composite PGR +1.31% fell 0.45% to $93.60, and Travelers Cos. Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206313935/composite TRV +1.40% rose 0.30% to $154.48. Trading volume (790,718) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 739,583.