Shares of Welltower Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200485564/composite WELL +0.20% inched 0.11% higher to $72.82 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.16% falling 0.72% to 3,873.33 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.80% falling 0.45% to 30,822.42. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Welltower Inc. closed $26.61 short of its 52-week high ($99.43), which the company reached on April 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Ventas Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206376229/composite VTR +0.73% rose 1.39% to $48.00 and Healthpeak Properties Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205497622/composite PEAK +1.58% rose 0.08% to $25.72. Trading volume (7.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.