Shares of Ball Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209031515/composite BLL +0.20% sank 0.03% to $91.25 Wednesday, 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 -0.15% falling 0.82% to 4,646.71 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.38% falling 0.66% to 36,079.94. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Ball Corp. closed $7.63 below its 52-week high ($98.88), which the company reached on November 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -4.82% fell 1.04% to $218.50, Northrop Grumman Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205518355/composite NOC +0.01% fell 0.66% to $362.10, and Crown Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202459264/composite CCK -0.28% rose 0.23% to $106.83. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 659,421 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.