Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208962119/composite AOS +0.51% slipped 1.78% to $63.40 Tuesday, 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 +0.57% falling 2.04% to 4,352.63 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.32% falling 1.63% to 34,299.99. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $10.41 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 Tuesday, as Lennox International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201985817/composite LII +3.11% fell 1.92% to $302.32, BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT +1.07% fell 1.47% to $54.97, and Regal Beloit Corp. fell 1.00% to $146.96. Trading volume (928,026) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 799,895.