Shares of HCA Healthcare Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205934574/composite HCA -2.47% slid 2.79% to $232.41 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.15% rising 0.00% to 35,091.13 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.13% falling 0.37% to 4,483.87. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. HCA Healthcare Inc. closed $37.34 below its 52-week high ($269.75), which the company achieved on January 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/208539347/composite UHS -2.33% fell 2.00% to $127.21, Tenet Healthcare Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207964487/composite THC -1.71% fell 3.90% to $70.00, and Community Health Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203657360/composite CYH -2.03% fell 7.69% to $11.52. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 150,052 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.