Shares of Union Pacific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209717171/composite UNP +0.56% slid 1.77% to $242.12 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 -0.16% falling 1.81% to 4,504.08 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.23% falling 1.47% to 35,241.59. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Union Pacific Corp. closed $13.99 short of its 52-week high ($256.11), which the company achieved on January 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Canadian National Railway Co. /zigman2/quotes/208205632/composite CNI +0.64% fell 1.33% to $123.03, CSX Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208536759/composite CSX +0.85% fell 2.16% to $33.99, and Norfolk Southern Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200877725/composite NSC +0.53% fell 0.59% to $272.33. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 880,411 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.