Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. (NYS:AOS) slumped 0.52% to $61.17 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 1.30% to 4,300.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.94% to 34,002.92. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $12.64 below its 52-week high ($73.81), which the company achieved on September 3rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Lennox International Inc. (NYS:LII) fell 0.46% to $296.02, BWX Technologies Inc. (NYS:BWXT) rose 1.49% to $55.85, and Regal Beloit Corp. rose 0.27% to $151.00. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 844,966.