Shares of Celanese Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205151277/composite CE -1.53% slipped 2.63% to $160.65 Friday, 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 -0.81% falling 1.89% to 4,397.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.15% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Celanese Corp. closed $15.85 short of its 52-week high ($176.50), which the company reached on January 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204455864/composite XOM +0.54% fell 1.50% to $72.17, Eastman Chemical Co. /zigman2/quotes/200039202/composite EMN +0.39% fell 1.70% to $120.09, and Westlake Chemical Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204882520/composite WLK -1.33% fell 3.34% to $98.10. Trading volume (542,097) remained 102,286 below its 50-day average volume of 644,383.