Shares of Ball Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209031515/composite BLL -2.44% slumped 0.52% to $93.62 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.89% rising 0.23% to 4,701.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% falling 0.03% to 35,804.38. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Ball Corp. closed $4.47 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 Wednesday, as Boeing Co. /zigman2/quotes/208579720/composite BA -4.09% rose 0.70% to $210.60, Northrop Grumman Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205518355/composite NOC +0.35% fell 0.78% to $361.37, and Crown Holdings Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202459264/composite CCK -2.67% fell 1.01% to $110.43. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 602,192 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.