Shares of Newmont Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205356474/composite NEM +1.08% inched 0.28% higher to $57.20 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.74% falling 0.57% to 4,443.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.56% falling 0.84% to 34,577.57. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Newmont Corp. closed $18.11 below its 52-week high ($75.31), which the company reached on May 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Barrick Gold Corp. /zigman2/quotes/201432642/composite GOLD +1.26% rose 0.15% to $19.50, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200215692/composite FCX +0.80% fell 1.42% to $34.79, and Agnico Eagle Mines Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/200957337/composite AEM +0.30% rose 0.38% to $55.73. Trading volume (4.6 M) remained 409,551 below its 50-day average volume of 5.1 M.