Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. (NYS:AOS) slid 0.67% to $64.23 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.19% to 4,391.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.03% to 34,746.25. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $9.58 below its 52-week high ($73.81), which the company achieved on September 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Lennox International Inc. (NYS:LII) fell 2.93% to $295.05 and BWX Technologies Inc. (NYS:BWXT) fell 0.57% to $57.69. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 873,192.