Endurance Specialty Holdings ( ENH) pushed the Insurance industry lower today making it today's featured Insurance loser. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.5%. By the end of trading, Endurance Specialty Holdings fell 36 cents (-1%) to $34.71 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 794,964 shares of Endurance Specialty Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 397,600 shares. The stock ranged in price between $34.57-$35.40 after having opened the day at $35.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $35.07. Other company's within the Insurance industry that declined today were: Kingsway Financial Services Inc ( KFS), down 10.6%, Kingstone Companies Inc ( KINS), down 3.4%, Crawford & Company ( CRD.B), down 3.2%, and CorVel Corporation ( CRVL), down 1.8%. Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, engages in underwriting specialty lines of personal and commercial property and casualty insurance and reinsurance worldwide. Endurance Specialty Holdings has a market cap of $1.45 billion and is part of the financial sector. Shares are down 23.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. TheStreet Ratings rates Endurance Specialty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity.
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