Shares of Ball Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209031515/composite BLL -0.47% advanced 1.57% to $95.70 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% falling 0.14% to 4,697.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% falling 0.75% to 35,601.98. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Ball Corp. closed $3.18 below its 52-week high ($98.88), which the company reached on November 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA +0.92% fell 5.77% to $214.13, Northrop Grumman Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205518355/composite NOC +1.47% rose 0.49% to $353.13, and Crown Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202459264/composite CCK +0.67% rose 1.17% to $111.55. Trading volume (3.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.