Shares of Globe Life Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205226137/composite GL -0.76% shed 5.19% to $93.37 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.10% rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.89% falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Globe Life Inc. closed $14.85 below its 52-week high ($108.22), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as China Life Insurance Co. Ltd. ADR /zigman2/quotes/206573290/composite LFC +3.05% rose 0.66% to $9.12, Prudential PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/205760760/composite PUK +2.06% rose 0.37% to $40.70, and MetLife Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206319319/composite MET -0.45% fell 1.19% to $65.81. Trading volume (790,168) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 328,029.