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W.R. Berkley Corp. stock rises Wednesday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of W.R. Berkley Corp. WRB, +0.56% inched 0.31% higher to $71.69 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. W.R. Berkley Corp. closed $10.74 below its 52-week high ($82.43), which the company achieved on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. ACGL, +0.46% rose 0.20% to $39.34, Alleghany Corp. Y, +0.14% rose 1.02% to $625.90, and American Financial Group Inc. AFG, -0.60% rose 2.21% to $132.18. Trading volume (716,695) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 575,314.

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