Shares of Travelers Cos. Inc.
inched 0.19% higher to $156.69 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. Travelers Cos. Inc. closed $6.60 below its 52-week high ($163.29), which the company achieved on August 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Allstate Corp.
rose 0.88% to $126.81, Arch Capital Group Ltd.
rose 2.37% to $42.80, and Alleghany Corp.
rose 2.09% to $656.36. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.0 M.