Shares of Nasdaq Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205547889/composite NDAQ +0.48% shed 1.18% to $174.08 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.08% falling 0.86% to 4,320.82 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.15% falling 0.75% to 34,421.93. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Nasdaq Inc. closed $6.45 short of its 52-week high ($180.53), which the company achieved on June 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. ADR /zigman2/quotes/201215503/composite HKXCY +2.18% rose 1.02% to $63.59, CME Group Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/210449693/composite CME -1.15% rose 0.29% to $207.55, and Deutsche Boerse AG ADR /zigman2/quotes/203431168/composite DBOEY +3.49% fell 2.06% to $17.11. Trading volume (646,705) remained 91,258 below its 50-day average volume of 737,963.