Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208962119/composite AOS +2.04% slid 0.14% to $65.61 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.42% rising 0.34% to 4,486.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% falling 0.10% to 35,258.61. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $8.20 short of its 52-week high ($73.81), which the company reached on September 3rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Lennox International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201985817/composite LII +3.20% rose 1.27% to $313.11 and BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT +2.91% rose 0.21% to $56.55. Trading volume (710,987) remained 213,342 below its 50-day average volume of 924,329.