Shares of Corning Inc. GLW slid 0.79% to $37.65 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.13% to 3,881.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.05% to 31,537.35. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Corning Inc. closed $1.51 short of its 52-week high ($39.16), which the company reached on February 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO fell 0.96% to $458.81, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.03% to $176.17, and TE Connectivity Ltd. TEL fell 0.68% to $129.04. Trading volume (4.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.3 M.