Shares of F5 Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237881/composite FFIV +3.23% slipped 2.38% to $166.44 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% falling 3.20% to 3,991.24 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% falling 1.99% to 32,245.70. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. F5 Inc. closed $82.56 below its 52-week high ($249.00), which the company reached on December 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +2.73% fell 0.75% to $48.96, Juniper Networks Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207361368/composite JNPR +3.30% fell 4.27% to $30.70, and Radware Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/201355321/composite RDWR +2.82% fell 3.43% to $24.81. Trading volume (651,581) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 564,043.