Shares of Marsh & McLennan Cos. /zigman2/quotes/208419097/composite MMC +0.16% sank 0.35% to $156.34 Friday, 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 -1.44% falling 0.72% to 3,873.33 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.03% falling 0.45% to 30,822.42. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Marsh & McLennan Cos. closed $26.80 below 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 Friday, as Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/203597575/composite PUKPF -6.08% rose 6.74% to $11.12, Willis Towers Watson PLC /zigman2/quotes/202694274/composite WTW +0.06% fell 0.36% to $206.00, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. /zigman2/quotes/202575509/composite AJG -0.43% fell 2.75% to $179.45. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.