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W.R. Berkley Corp. stock underperforms Thursday when compared to competitors despite daily gains

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of W.R. Berkley Corp. WRB, +1.30% rallied 1.81% to $77.49 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. W.R. Berkley Corp. closed $4.94 short of its 52-week high ($82.43), which the company reached on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Arch Capital Group Ltd. ACGL, +1.35% rose 2.37% to $42.80, Alleghany Corp. Y, +0.23% rose 2.09% to $656.36, and American Financial Group Inc. AFG, +1.63% rose 1.32% to $134.29. Trading volume (466,992) remained 125,829 below its 50-day average volume of 592,821.

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