Shares of W.R. Berkley Corp.
inched 0.29% higher to $80.74 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. W.R. Berkley Corp. closed $1.50 below its 52-week high ($82.24), which the company achieved on April 26th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd.
rose 0.30% to $40.26, Alleghany Corp.
rose 1.81% to $695.32, and American Financial Group Inc.
rose 0.41% to $124.55. Trading volume (475,548) remained 271,875 below its 50-day average volume of 747,423.