Shares of Newmont Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205356474/composite NEM -4.55% slipped 0.56% to $56.99 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.98% falling 0.77% to 4,458.58 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.68% falling 0.78% to 34,607.72. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. Newmont Corp. closed $18.32 below its 52-week high ($75.31), which the company achieved on May 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Barrick Gold Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201432642/composite GOLD -2.32% fell 1.73% to $19.35, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200215692/composite FCX +2.97% rose 1.92% to $35.48, and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200957337/composite AEM -2.34% fell 2.65% to $55.17. Trading volume (4.3 M) remained 787,237 below its 50-day average volume of 5.1 M.