Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208962119/composite AOS +1.28% shed 0.11% to $64.16 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.11% falling 0.69% to 4,361.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.52% falling 0.72% to 34,496.06. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $9.65 below 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 +1.23% rose 0.11% to $295.36 and BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT +1.69% rose 0.73% to $58.11. Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 875,445.