LONDON, October 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Wednesday, October 16, 2013, all three indexes of the US equity market ended higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day at 15,373.83, up 1.36%; the S&P 500 closed at 1,721.54, up 1.38%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 3,839.43, up 1.20%. Shares in the property and casualty insurance industry ended on a positive note, tracking gains in the broader market. The major movers in the industry included The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE: TRV), XL Group PLC (NYSE: XL), ACE Ltd (NYSE: ACE), and First American Financial Corporation (NYSE: FAF). AAAResearchReports.com has released full comprehensive research on TRV, XL, ACE, and FAF. These free technical analyses can be downloaded by signing up at:
The Travelers Cos Inc.'s stock rose 1.89% on Wednesday, as the U.S. equity market posted significant gains. The company's shares closed the day at $86.08, after oscillating between $85.05 and $86.29 during the trading session. A total of 2.05 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.95 million. The company's shares have advanced 3.42% in the previous three months and 1.79% in the last one month, compared to a gain of 2.70% and 1.41% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, The Travelers Cos Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $82.88 and $82.11, respectively. A free technical analysis on TRV available by signing up at:
Shares in XL Group PLC advanced on Wednesday, reversing all the losses from the previous trading session. The company's shares finished the day at $31.78, up 2.25% from the previous day's closing price of $31.08. The company's shares oscillated between $31.30 and $31.79 during the trading session. A total of 1.16 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.70 million. The company's stock has gained 1.53% in the previous three trading sessions and 3.25% in the last one month, compared to a gain of 1.08% and 1.41% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, XL Group PLC's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $30.74 and $30.26, respectively. Register today and access free research on XL at:
ACE Ltd's stock posted significant gains on Wednesday, hitting a new 52-week high of $96.04. The company's shares oscillated between $94.21 and $96.04 during the trading session. A total of 1.21 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.15 million. The company's shares have advanced 3.63% in the last one month and 2.71% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.41% and 2.70% during the respective periods. Additionally, ACE Ltd's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $91.36 and $89.10, respectively. The free report on ACE can be downloaded by signing up now at:
First American Financial Corp.'s stock rose 2.00% on Wednesday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares fluctuated between $24.12 and $24.53 before finishing the day at an intra-day high of $24.53. A total of 0.67 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.83 million. The company's stock has gained 9.56% in the previous three months and 11.00% in the last one month, outperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 2.70% and 1.41% during the respective periods. Furthermore, First American Financial Corp.'s shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $22.71 and $23.84, respectively. A free report on FAF can be accessed by registering at:
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