Shares of F5 Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237881/composite FFIV -0.18% shed 2.54% to $163.04 Tuesday, 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 +0.80% falling 0.63% to 4,132.15 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.80% falling 0.67% to 32,990.12. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. F5 Inc. closed $85.96 short of 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 Tuesday, as Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +0.86% fell 1.25% to $45.05, Juniper Networks Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207361368/composite JNPR +0.36% fell 1.06% to $30.68, and Radware Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/201355321/composite RDWR -3.81% fell 3.25% to $24.13. Trading volume (592,782) remained 3,220 below its 50-day average volume of 596,002.