Shares of Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW -1.45% shed 2.72% to $56.18 Monday, 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 -0.11% falling 1.70% to 4,357.73 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 1.78% to 33,970.47. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Dow Inc. closed $15.20 short of its 52-week high ($71.38), which the company achieved on May 18th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Linde PLC /zigman2/quotes/207314668/composite LIN +0.91% fell 2.30% to $302.21, Air Products & Chemicals Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201523430/composite APD -0.91% fell 1.39% to $258.18, and DuPont de Nemours Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203606582/composite DD -0.18% fell 1.42% to $67.93. Trading volume (7.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.2 M.