Shares of Caterpillar Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203434128/composite CAT +0.11% sank 0.77% to $219.01 Monday, 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 +0.56% rising 0.18% to 4,255.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.49% falling 0.25% to 34,393.75. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Caterpillar Inc. closed $27.68 below its 52-week high ($246.69), which the company reached on June 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Deere & Co. /zigman2/quotes/207941296/composite DE +1.12% fell 1.77% to $335.54, General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE +0.47% fell 1.61% to $13.47, and Cummins Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208385233/composite CMI +0.18% fell 0.62% to $248.44. Trading volume (7.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.