LONDON, December 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
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On Friday, December 27, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged lower with the S&P 500 ending the day at 1,841.40, down 0.03%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing at 16,478.41, down 0.01%; and the NASDAQ Composite finishing at 4,156.59, down 0.25%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 293.91, down 0.08%. The S&P 500 Property & Casualty Insurance Sub Industry Index edged 0.15% lower to end the day at 333.99, while the same has gained 0.71% in the previous three trading sessions and 6.37% in the previous three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 0.73% and 9.51% during the respective periods. 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 Companies Inc.'s stock vacillated between $89.45 and $90.21 before ending Friday's session 0.18% lower at $89.85. A total of 0.76 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.87 million. Despite Friday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 0.77% in the previous three trading sessions and 5.20% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 0.73% and 9.51% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Further, The Travelers Cos. Inc.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $91.68, and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $88.01 and $84.58, respectively. A free technical analysis on TRV available by signing up at:
On Friday, XL Group PLC's stock edged 0.03% lower, tracking losses in the broader market. The company's shares traded between $31.59 and $31.82 before closing the day at $31.69. A total of 0.70 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.92 million. Despite Friday's losses, the company's shares have gained 1.12% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.23% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 0.73% and 9.51% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Furthermore, XL Group PLC's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $31.14 and $31.09, respectively. Register today and access free research on XL at:
ACE Ltd's stock edged lower on Friday, to finish the day at $102.62, down 0.07% from the previous day's closing price of $102.69. The company's shares fluctuated between $102.32 and $102.88 during the trading session. A total of 0.53 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.17 million. Despite Friday's losses, the company's shares have gained 0.86% in the previous three trading sessions and 8.80% in the last three months, compared to a gain of 0.73% and 9.51% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, ACE Ltd's stock is trading near its 52-week high of $104.07, and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $99.21 and $92.73, respectively. The free report on ACE can be downloaded by signing up now at:
On Friday, shares in First American Financial Corp. edged 0.11% lower to close the day at $27.95. The company's shares oscillated between $27.85 and $28.11 during the trading session. A total of 0.55 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.76 million. Despite Friday's pullback, the company's shares have gained 5.63% in the last one month and 14.27% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.97% and 9.51%, during the respective periods. Additionally, First American Financial Corp.'s stock is trading near its 52-week high of $28.57, and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $26.28 and $24.29, respectively. A free report on FAF can be accessed by registering at:
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