Shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW +0.37% slipped 1.08% to $56.81 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 0.15% to 4,455.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.10% to 34,798.00. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Dow Inc. closed $14.57 below its 52-week high ($71.38), which the company achieved on May 18th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Linde PLC /zigman2/quotes/207314668/composite LIN -0.17% fell 0.04% to $310.26, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201523430/composite APD +1.64% fell 0.33% to $259.56, and DuPont de Nemours Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203606582/composite DD +0.50% fell 0.94% to $68.25. Trading volume (7.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.6 M.