Shares of Ball Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209031515/composite BLL -1.25% sank 0.90% to $94.11 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.28% rising 0.17% to 4,690.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.29% rising 0.55% to 35,813.80. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Ball Corp. closed $3.98 short of its 52-week high ($98.09), which the company reached on September 3rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -0.60% fell 0.37% to $209.13, Northrop Grumman Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205518355/composite NOC +1.07% rose 0.29% to $364.21, and Crown Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202459264/composite CCK -3.96% fell 0.35% to $111.56. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 554,111 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.