Assurant Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Assurant Inc.
inched 0.82% higher to $149.50 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Assurant Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $148.74, which the company achieved on April 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 0.30% to $375.63, MetLife Inc.
rose 1.10% to $62.73, and AFLAC Inc.
rose 1.11% to $52.87. Trading volume (416,282) remained 127,141 below its 50-day average volume of 543,423.