Shares of Altria Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208895754/composite MO -0.74% shed 1.39% to $43.40 Friday, 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 +0.28% falling 0.14% to 4,697.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.29% falling 0.75% to 35,601.98. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Altria Group Inc. closed $9.19 below its 52-week high ($52.59), which the company reached on March 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Philip Morris International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201611010/composite PM -2.27% fell 1.26% to $90.40, British American Tobacco PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/210207837/composite BTI +2.42% fell 1.44% to $34.33, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/206232937/delayed IMBBY +0.61% rose 0.21% to $21.65. Trading volume (10.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.3 M.