Shares of W.W. Grainger Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200853098/composite GWW +2.21% slipped 1.11% to $489.34 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.59% falling 1.03% to 3,655.04 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.82% falling 1.11% to 29,260.81. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. W.W. Grainger Inc. closed $99.28 short of its 52-week high ($588.62), which the company achieved on August 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Fastenal Co. /zigman2/quotes/206312496/composite FAST +1.42% fell 0.88% to $47.30, Watsco Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/201577329/composite WSO.B -2.86% fell 4.16% to $274.58, and Snap-On Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201424054/composite SNA +1.88% rose 0.09% to $206.64. Trading volume (401,976) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 324,587.