Shares of Atmos Energy Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204989507/composite ATO +1.22% slumped 0.76% to $93.85 Wednesday, 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 +2.43% falling 0.26% to 4,688.67 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.65% falling 0.58% to 35,931.05. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Atmos Energy Corp. closed $11.14 below its 52-week high ($104.99), which the company reached on April 21st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as ONEOK Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205201756/composite OKE +0.09% rose 0.54% to $63.50, CenterPoint Energy Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206368471/composite CNP +1.79% rose 0.34% to $26.70, and NiSource Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208795963/composite NI +4.65% rose 0.04% to $25.29. Trading volume (806,793) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 768,650.