Shares of Ball Corp. inched 0.12% higher to $94.81 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.32% to 4,655.27 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.68% to 35,135.94. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Ball Corp. closed $3.28 below its 52-week high ($98.09), which the company reached on September 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Boeing Co. (NYS:BA) fell 0.36% to $198.50, Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYS:NOC) rose 0.68% to $356.39, and Crown Holdings Inc. (NYS:CCK) fell 2.86% to $108.40. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.