Shares of Ball Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209031515/composite BLL -0.95% rose 2.47% to $95.88 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.22% falling 0.00% to 4,682.80 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.19% falling 0.04% to 36,087.45. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Ball Corp. closed $3.00 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 Monday, as Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -0.05% rose 5.49% to $233.09, Northrop Grumman Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205518355/composite NOC +0.03% rose 0.10% to $360.00, and Crown Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202459264/composite CCK -0.85% rose 1.76% to $111.88. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 156,145 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.