Shares of Assurant Inc. AIZ, -0.29% slid 0.29% to $165.54 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.72% falling 0.72% to 4,348.87 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.68% falling 0.68% to 34,079.18. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Assurant Inc. closed $6.68 below its 52-week high ($172.22), which the company reached on September 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as UnitedHealth Group Inc. UNH, -0.54% fell 0.54% to $467.81, MetLife Inc. MET, -0.37% fell 0.37% to $69.55, and AFLAC Inc. AFL, -0.05% fell 0.05% to $63.17. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 515,080.