Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. AJG slid 0.39% to $136.26 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.53% to 4,163.26 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.36% to 34,077.63. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. closed $1.18 short of its 52-week high ($137.44), which the company reached on April 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Marsh & McLennan Cos. MMC fell 0.23% to $127.15, Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW fell 0.99% to $238.01, and Brown & Brown Inc. BRO fell 0.14% to $49.48. Trading volume (601,688) remained 263,381 below its 50-day average volume of 865,069.