Shares of Celanese Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205151277/composite CE -2.70% dropped 0.13% to $159.64 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -4.04% falling 0.15% to 4,349.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -3.57% falling 0.38% to 34,168.09. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Celanese Corp. closed $16.86 below its 52-week high ($176.50), which the company achieved on January 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204455864/composite XOM -1.59% fell 1.01% to $74.17, Eastman Chemical Co. /zigman2/quotes/200039202/composite EMN -2.51% rose 0.26% to $119.11, and Westlake Chemical Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204882520/composite WLK -3.85% fell 2.44% to $96.43. Trading volume (683,068) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 635,649.