Shares of Newmont Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205356474/composite NEM -1.41% slid 4.15% to $60.53 Thursday, 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 +0.04% falling 1.81% to 4,504.08 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.12% falling 1.47% to 35,241.59. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Newmont Corp. closed $14.78 below its 52-week high ($75.31), which the company achieved on May 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Barrick Gold Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201432642/composite GOLD -0.56% fell 2.18% to $19.30, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200215692/composite FCX -0.23% rose 0.80% to $43.91, and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200957337/composite AEM -2.20% fell 4.61% to $47.19. Trading volume (9.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.3 M.