Shares of Altria Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208895754/composite MO -0.13% shed 1.66% to $44.45 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.04% rising 0.39% to 4,700.90 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.38% rising 0.15% to 36,142.22. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Altria Group Inc. closed $8.14 short of its 52-week high ($52.59), which the company achieved on March 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Philip Morris International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201611010/composite PM -0.89% fell 2.40% to $93.07, British American Tobacco PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/210207837/composite BTI -1.02% fell 1.41% to $34.91, and Imperial Brands PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/206232937/composite IMBBY -0.48% fell 1.80% to $21.36. Trading volume (8.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 7.3 M.