Cincinnati Financial Corp. stock rises Friday, outperforms market - MarketWatch
Shares of Cincinnati Financial Corp. CINF, +0.14% inched 0.14% higher to $117.88 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the SP 500 Index SPX, -0.54% falling 0.54% to 4,395.26 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.42% falling 0.42% to 34,935.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Cincinnati Financial Corp. closed $6.49 short of its 52-week high ($124.37), which the company reached on June 7th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Travelers Cos. Inc. TRV, +0.03% rose 0.03% to $148.92, Erie Indemnity Co. Cl A ERIE, -0.26% fell 0.26% to $184.89, and American Financial Group Inc. AFG, -0.35% fell 0.35% to $126.49. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 516,865.