Shares of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200036808/composite LYB +5.00% sank 0.81% to $93.39 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.47% rising 0.28% to 4,410.13 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.76% rising 0.29% to 34,364.50. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A closed $24.63 short of its 52-week high ($118.02), which the company achieved on June 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A fell 1.34% to $48.00, Celanese Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205151277/composite CE +2.22% rose 0.09% to $160.80, and Westlake Chemical Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204882520/composite WLK +2.76% rose 0.43% to $98.52. Trading volume (3.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.