Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208962119/composite AOS -0.14% inched 0.28% higher to $68.39 Tuesday, 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 -0.54% rising 0.02% to 4,227.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.42% falling 0.09% to 34,599.82. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $4.66 short of its 52-week high ($73.05), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Lennox International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201985817/composite LII -1.35% rose 0.24% to $342.00, BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT -0.66% fell 0.03% to $64.12, and Regal Beloit Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202529820/composite RBC +0.44% rose 1.11% to $139.73. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.