Shares of Ball Corp. slipped 1.88% to $95.06 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.26% to 4,688.67 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.58% to 35,931.05. The stock's fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Ball Corp. closed $3.82 below its 52-week high ($98.88), which the company reached on November 20th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Boeing Co. (NYS:BA) rose 0.36% to $226.62, Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYS:NOC) fell 0.18% to $353.96, and Crown Holdings Inc. (NYS:CCK) fell 1.08% to $111.16. Trading volume (1.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.