Shares of PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG -1.06% dropped 0.32% to $153.49 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.11% falling 0.15% to 4,349.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.13% falling 0.38% to 34,168.09. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. PPG Industries Inc. closed $29.48 below its 52-week high ($182.97), which the company achieved on June 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW -1.02% fell 0.51% to $292.75, BASF SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/202868418/delayed BASFY -2.29% rose 1.24% to $18.83, and Owens Corning /zigman2/quotes/202113551/composite OC -0.0085% fell 1.71% to $87.84. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.