Assurant Inc. stock rises Tuesday, outperforms market
Shares of Assurant Inc.
inched 0.65% higher to $144.71 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.32% to 3,958.55 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.31% to 33,066.96. Assurant Inc. closed $0.14 below its 52-week high ($144.85), which the company achieved on March 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
fell 1.45% to $373.56, MetLife Inc.
rose 2.13% to $61.44, and AFLAC Inc.
rose 0.95% to $51.83. Trading volume (369,336) remained 183,956 below its 50-day average volume of 553,292.