Assurant Inc. stock underperforms Friday when compared to competitors
Shares of Assurant Inc.
shed 1.56% to $123.22 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.48% to 3,811.15 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.50% to 30,932.37. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Assurant Inc. closed $20.45 short of its 52-week high ($143.67), which the company achieved on January 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 1.02% to $332.22, MetLife Inc.
fell 1.13% to $57.60, and AFLAC Inc.
fell 1.56% to $47.89. Trading volume (708,661) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 463,475.