Assurant Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Assurant Inc.
rose 1.52% to $145.58 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Assurant Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $144.93, which the company reached on March 30th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.35% to $365.64, MetLife Inc.
rose 0.85% to $61.78, and AFLAC Inc.
rose 0.21% to $51.72. Trading volume (338,067) remained 216,405 below its 50-day average volume of 554,472.