Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208962119/composite AOS -0.56% inched 0.43% higher to $70.11 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.15% falling 0.47% to 4,401.46 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% falling 0.24% to 35,058.52. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $2.94 below 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 +0.0065% rose 1.45% to $332.08, BWX Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200150322/composite BWXT -0.47% fell 0.42% to $57.36, and Regal Beloit Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202529820/composite RBC +0.79% rose 0.04% to $134.22. Trading volume (819,179) remained 157,390 below its 50-day average volume of 976,569.