Shares of McKesson Corp. /zigman2/quotes/206975466/composite MCK +1.63% slipped 1.55% to $252.54 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 +2.02% falling 1.84% to 4,577.11 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.34% falling 1.51% to 35,368.47. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. McKesson Corp. closed $4.31 below its 52-week high ($256.85), which the company reached on January 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Cerner Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209885277/composite CERN +0.14% fell 0.20% to $92.03, AmerisourceBergen Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201066379/composite ABC +1.54% fell 1.75% to $133.81, and Cardinal Health Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206646342/composite CAH +1.00% fell 0.94% to $52.59. Trading volume (935,236) remained 11,438 below its 50-day average volume of 946,674.