Shares of Roper Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204270015/composite ROP -0.03% sank 0.51% to $428.83 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.02% falling 0.42% to 4,122.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.15% falling 0.18% to 32,774.41. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Roper Technologies Inc. closed $76.17 short of its 52-week high ($505.00), which the company reached on October 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -1.04% fell 0.53% to $580.87, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -1.50% fell 0.61% to $285.24, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -1.81% fell 0.33% to $74.93. Trading volume (374,373) remained 207,390 below its 50-day average volume of 581,763.