Assurant Inc. stock underperforms Thursday when compared to competitors
Shares of Assurant Inc.
slipped 2.31% to $125.17 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 2.45% to 3,829.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 1.75% to 31,402.01. The stock’s fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Assurant Inc. closed $18.50 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 Thursday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
fell 1.01% to $328.87, MetLife Inc.
fell 2.18% to $58.26, and AFLAC Inc.
fell 2.41% to $48.65. Trading volume (326,430) remained 135,408 below its 50-day average volume of 461,838.