Property & Casualty Insurance Industry Insights: The Travelers Cos., XL Group,
ACE Ltd, and First American Financial
LONDON, December 5, 2013
LONDON, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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On Wednesday, December 04, 2013, the US equity market finished the day on a
lower note. The S&P 500 ended the day at 1,792.81, down 0.13%; the Dow Jones
Industrial Average closed at 15,889.77, down 0.16%; and the NASDAQ Composite
finished at 4,038.00, up 0.02%. The S&P 500 Insurance Industry Group Index
ended the day at 280.62, down 0.09%. The S&P 500 Property & Casualty Insurance
Sub Industry Index fell 0.61% to close at 330.45, and the same edged up 2.69%
in the last one month and 10.72% in the previous three months, outperforming
the S&P 500, which has gained 1.41% and 8.45% during the respective periods.
The major movers in the industry included The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE:
TRV), XL Group PLC (NYSE: XL), ACE Ltd (NYSE: ACE), and First American
Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF). All these companies are tracked by
AAAResearchReports.com. Free technical research on TRV, XL, ACE, and FAF can
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Shares in the Travelers Cos. Inc. oscillated between $87.89 and $89.46 before
ending Wednesday's session 0.47% lower at $88.61. A total of 2.35 million
shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.93 million.
Despite Wednesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 2.32% in the
last one month and 9.30% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P
500, which has gained 1.41% and 8.45% during the respective periods. Further,
the Travelers Cos. Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving
averages of $86.78 and $83.96, respectively. Sign up and read the
complimentary report on TRV at:
On Wednesday, XL Group PLC's stock closed the day at $30.67, which is 0.62%
lower than the previous day's closing price of $30.86. The company's shares
fluctuated between $30.41 and $30.80 during the trading session. A total of
3.28 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of
1.88 million. Despite Wednesday's decline, the company's shares have gained
0.52% in the last one month and 1.22% in the previous three months, compared
to a gain of 1.41% and 8.45% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods.
Additionally, XL Group PLC's stock is trading below its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $31.26 and $30.97, respectively. The free report on XL can
be downloaded by signing up now at:
ACE Ltd's stock edged lower on Wednesday, to end the day at $101.05, down
0.35% from the previous day's closing price of $101.40. The company's shares
vacillated between $100.17 and $102.28 during the trading session. A total of
1.00 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of
1.19 million. Despite Wednesday's pullback, the company's shares have gained
4.74% in the last one month and 14.53% in the previous three months,
outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.41% and 8.45% during the
respective periods. Moreover, ACE Ltd's stock is trading above its 50-day and
200-day moving averages of $96.78 and $91.51, respectively. A free report on
ACE can be accessed by registering at:
On Wednesday, shares in First American Financial Corp. fell 0.11%, tracking
losses in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $26.33 and
$26.94 before ending the day at $26.68. A total of 0.43 million shares were
traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.79 million. Despite
Wednesday's losses, the company's shares have gained 3.65% in the last one
month and 22.89% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500,
which has gained 1.41% and 8.45%, during the respective periods. Furthermore,
First American Financial Corp.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages of $25.19 and $24.04, respectively. Register with AAA Research
Reports and download research on FAF for free at:
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