Shares of Ventas Inc. VTR inched 0.49% higher to $53.01 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.81% to 3,870.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.46% to 31,391.52. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Ventas Inc. closed $3.60 short of its 52-week high ($56.61), which the company achieved on March 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Welltower Inc. WELL rose 0.20% to $68.62, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK rose 0.64% to $29.77, and Duke Realty Corp. DRE fell 2.07% to $38.83. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.