Shares of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200036808/composite LYB -1.06% slipped 1.78% to $100.98 Tuesday, 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 +0.01% falling 1.84% to 4,577.11 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.03% falling 1.51% to 35,368.47. The stock's fall snapped a seven-day winning streak. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A closed $17.04 short of its 52-week high ($118.02), which the company reached on June 3rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A rose 1.80% to $50.95, Celanese Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205151277/composite CE +0.47% fell 1.73% to $170.52, and Westlake Chemical Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204882520/composite WLK -2.19% fell 1.02% to $106.16. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 435,843 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.