Shares of Ventas Inc. VTR rallied 3.06% to $56.83 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.97% to 31,802.44 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.54% to 3,821.35. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Ventas Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $56.50, which the company achieved on February 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Welltower Inc. WELL rose 2.80% to $72.23, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK rose 1.44% to $30.24, and Duke Realty Corp. DRE fell 0.18% to $38.89. Trading volume (2.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.