Assurant Inc. stock underperforms Tuesday when compared to competitors despite daily gains
Shares of Assurant Inc.
inched 0.51% higher to $136.13 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.11% to 3,911.23 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.03% to 31,375.83. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Assurant Inc. closed $7.54 below 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 Tuesday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc.
rose 1.63% to $329.63, MetLife Inc.
rose 0.44% to $54.42, and AFLAC Inc.
fell 0.06% to $46.25. Trading volume (695,780) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 382,418.