Shares of Genuine Parts Co. /zigman2/quotes/204247574/composite GPC -4.45% slipped 1.12% to $136.57 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 -4.04% falling 1.84% to 4,577.11 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -3.57% falling 1.51% to 35,368.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Genuine Parts Co. closed $6.40 below its 52-week high ($142.97), which the company reached on January 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as O'Reilly Automotive Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207206119/composite ORLY -7.48% fell 1.94% to $665.67, Advance Auto Parts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202065737/composite AAP -9.60% fell 0.71% to $237.91, and LKQ Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210317139/composite LKQ -4.04% fell 2.26% to $55.40. Trading volume (629,321) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 585,465.