Early Briefing and Review: The Travelers Cos Inc., ACE Ltd, First American
Financial Corp., and XL Group PLC
LONDON, November 8, 2013
LONDON, November 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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The U.S. equity market slipped on Thursday, November 07, 2013. The Dow Jones
Industrial Average closed at 15,593.98, down 0.97%; the S&P 500 closed at
1,747.15, down 1.32%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,857.33, down
1.90%. The property and casualty insurance industry ended on a lower note as
the broader market declined. The major movers in the industry included The
Travelers Cos Inc. (NYSE: TRV), ACE Ltd (NYSE: ACE), First American Financial
Corp. (NYSE: FAF), and XL Group PLC (NYSE: XL). AAAResearchReports.com has
released free charting and technical research on these aforementioned
companies. Register to read these reports at:
The Travelers Cos Inc.'s stock fell by 0.31% on Thursday, after vacillating
between $87.15 and $88.03 to finish the day at $87.22. A total of 2.13 million
shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.86 million.
The Travelers Companies Inc.'s shares have gained 6.55% in the last three
months and 0.72% in the previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P
500, which has gained 3.33% and has lost 1.18% during the respective periods.
Despite Thursday's pullback, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day
and 200-day moving averages of $84.66 and $83.07, respectively. Sign up for
free report on TRV at:
Shares in ACE Ltd finished lower on Thursday, tracking losses in the U.S.
equity market. The company's shares fluctuated between$97.30 and
$98.00before closing the day 0.39% lower at$97.40. A total of 2.03 million
shares were traded, which is more than the daily average volume of 1.12
million. Despite Thursday's losses, the company's shares have gained 5.33% in
the previous one month and 8.50% in the last three months, outperforming the
S&P 500, which has gained 4.24% and 3.33% during the respective periods.
Further, ACE Ltd's stock is currently trading near its 52-week high of $98.39
and also above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $93.52 and 90.23,
respectively. ACE free technical report can be accessed by signing up at:
On Thursday, First American Financial Corp.'s stock declined to close at
$25.00, which is 1.92% lower than the previous day's closing price of $25.49.
The company's shares oscillated between $24.99 and $25.67 during the trading
session. A total of 0.52 million shares were traded, which is below the daily
average volume of 0.83 million. Despite the losses on Thursday, the company's
shares have surged 13.95% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P,
500 which has advanced 3.33% during the same period. Additionally, First
American Financial Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $23.90 and $23.89, respectively. A free report on FAF can
be accessed by registering at:
XL Group PLC's stock edged lower by 0.23% on Thursday, finishing at $30.76,
after vacillating between $30.75 and $31.10 during the trading session. A
total of 2.49 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average
volume of 1.80 million. XL Group PLC's shares have advanced 0.82% in the
previous three trading sessions, outperforming the S&P 500, which has lost
1.18% during the same period. Further, the company's stock is trading above
its 200-day moving average of $30.66. Register with AAA Research Reports and
download research on XL for free at:
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