Shares of Ross Stores Inc. ROST slid 1.79% to $116.64 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.48% to 3,811.15 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.50% to 30,932.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Ross Stores Inc. closed $7.26 short of its 52-week high ($123.90), which the company reached on February 24th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as TJX Cos. TJX fell 2.50% to $65.99, Gap Inc. GPS fell 1.11% to $24.95, and Overstock.com Inc. OSTK fell 4.23% to $67.17. Trading volume (1.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.