Shares of Duke Realty Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200302802/composite DRE +0.29% advanced 1.85% to $51.20 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.78% falling 0.38% to 3,735.48 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.75% falling 0.50% to 30,364.83. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Duke Realty Corp. closed $15.02 short of its 52-week high ($66.22), which the company achieved on December 31st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Welltower Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200485564/composite WELL +1.61% fell 0.51% to $77.45, Ventas Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206376229/composite VTR +1.52% fell 1.46% to $48.43, and Healthpeak Properties Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205497622/composite PEAK +2.83% fell 2.50% to $23.44. Trading volume (7.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.1 M.