Assurant Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Assurant Inc.
rallied 3.00% to $131.92 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. This was the stock’s fifth consecutive day of gains. Assurant Inc. closed $11.75 short of its 52-week high ($143.67), which the company reached on January 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 3.98% to $347.10, MetLife Inc.
rose 1.84% to $59.71, and AFLAC Inc.
rose 3.20% to $49.95. Trading volume (375,632) remained 93,955 below its 50-day average volume of 469,587.