Shares of LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/200036808/composite LYB +0.65% slid 0.19% to $93.03 Wednesday, 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 -0.39% falling 0.15% to 4,349.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.08% falling 0.38% to 34,168.09. This was the stock's seventh consecutive day of losses. LyondellBasell Industries N.V. Cl A closed $24.99 short of its 52-week high ($118.02), which the company reached on June 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A rose 2.35% to $50.91, Celanese Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205151277/composite CE +1.52% fell 0.13% to $159.64, and Westlake Chemical Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204882520/composite WLK +1.01% fell 2.44% to $96.43. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 240,678 below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.