Shares of Newmont Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205356474/composite NEM +0.52% dropped 0.43% to $57.31 Thursday, 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 +0.47% falling 0.46% to 4,493.28 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.18% falling 0.43% to 34,879.38. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Newmont Corp. closed $18.00 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 Thursday, as Barrick Gold Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201432642/composite GOLD +0.36% fell 0.86% to $19.69, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200215692/composite FCX +4.43% rose 1.28% to $34.81, and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200957337/composite AEM +1.26% fell 0.53% to $56.67. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.1 M.