Shares of Marsh & McLennan Cos. /zigman2/quotes/208419097/composite MMC +0.78% sank 0.01% to $149.18 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 -0.03% falling 0.21% to 3,647.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.45% falling 0.43% to 29,134.99. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Marsh & McLennan Cos. closed $33.96 below its 52-week high ($183.14), which the company achieved on April 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Prudential PLC /zigman2/quotes/203597575/delayed PUKPF +1.67% rose 2.23% to $10.10, Willis Towers Watson PLC /zigman2/quotes/202694274/composite WTW +1.12% rose 0.01% to $203.55, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. /zigman2/quotes/202575509/composite AJG +1.00% rose 0.16% to $169.73. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 133,329 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.