Shares of Marsh & McLennan Cos. /zigman2/quotes/208419097/composite MMC -0.01% shed 4.12% to $160.49 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.14% falling 4.32% to 3,932.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.31% falling 3.94% to 31,104.97. The stock's fall snapped a five-day winning streak. Marsh & McLennan Cos. closed $22.65 short of its 52-week high ($183.14), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/203597575/delayed PUKPF +5.62% fell 6.40% to $10.68, Willis Towers Watson PLC /zigman2/quotes/202694274/composite WTW +0.01% fell 4.07% to $206.29, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. /zigman2/quotes/202575509/composite AJG -0.99% fell 1.50% to $184.81. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 288,598 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.