Shares of Fortive Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207268286/composite FTV +1.23% slipped 0.79% to $63.88 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.26% rising 0.00% to 35,091.13 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.44% falling 0.37% to 4,483.87. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Fortive Corp. closed $15.99 short of its 52-week high ($79.87), which the company achieved on November 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as MKS Instruments Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208573663/composite MKSI +1.38% fell 0.83% to $146.62, Mesa Laboratories Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204834264/composite MLAB +2.33% rose 0.47% to $269.86, and LGL Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202735214/composite LGL -1.61% fell 0.00% to $10.74. Trading volume (3.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.