Shares of Newmont Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205356474/composite NEM +0.65% inched 0.30% higher to $63.56 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.51% rising 0.84% to 4,521.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.71% rising 1.06% to 35,462.78. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Newmont Corp. closed $11.75 short of its 52-week high ($75.31), which the company reached on May 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Barrick Gold Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201432642/composite GOLD +2.65% rose 1.23% to $19.82, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200215692/composite FCX -2.98% rose 4.45% to $40.63, and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200957337/composite AEM +1.93% fell 0.14% to $49.12. Trading volume (6.1 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.3 M.