Shares of F5 Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237881/composite FFIV +0.34% slipped 3.71% to $155.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.45% falling 0.58% to 3,900.79 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.12% falling 0.75% to 31,253.13. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. F5 Inc. closed $93.69 below its 52-week high ($249.00), which the company achieved on December 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +0.56% fell 13.73% to $41.72, Juniper Networks Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207361368/composite JNPR +1.37% fell 3.52% to $28.80, and Radware Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/201355321/composite RDWR +2.24% rose 1.30% to $24.09. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 582,203.