Shares of MarketAxess Holdings Inc. MKTX slid 0.34% to $535.71 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.29% to 31,613.02 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.03% to 3,931.33. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. closed $70.74 short of its 52-week high ($606.45), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as CME Group Inc. Cl A CME rose 0.91% to $191.14, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ICE rose 0.32% to $112.78, and Nasdaq Inc. NDAQ rose 0.49% to $144.69. Trading volume (244,552) remained 47,041 below its 50-day average volume of 291,593.