Shares of Travelers Cos. Inc.
inched 0.79% higher to $157.58 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. Travelers Cos. Inc. closed $5.71 below its 52-week high ($163.29), which the company achieved on August 25th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Allstate Corp.
fell 0.33% to $131.69, Arch Capital Group Ltd.
rose 0.20% to $39.34, and Alleghany Corp.
rose 1.02% to $625.90. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.0 M.