Shares of W.R. Berkley Corp.
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
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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.
rose 0.20% to $39.34, Alleghany Corp.
rose 1.02% to $625.90, and American Financial Group Inc.
rose 2.21% to $132.18. Trading volume (716,695) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 575,314.