Shares of Ball Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209031515/composite BLL -1.25% inched 0.59% higher to $91.02 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.28% rising 0.09% to 4,701.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.29% rising 0.29% to 36,432.22. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Ball Corp. closed $11.74 below its 52-week high ($102.76), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -0.60% fell 0.79% to $222.68, Northrop Grumman Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205518355/composite NOC +1.07% fell 0.30% to $363.27, and Crown Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202459264/composite CCK -3.96% fell 0.79% to $106.12. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 356,938 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.