Shares of Norfolk Southern Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200877725/composite NSC +0.55% sank 0.49% to $256.61 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.06% rising 0.57% to 4,155.38 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% rising 0.26% to 33,061.50. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Norfolk Southern Corp. closed $42.59 short of its 52-week high ($299.20), which the company achieved on December 31st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Union Pacific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209717171/composite UNP +0.93% fell 0.61% to $232.87, Canadian National Railway Co. /zigman2/quotes/208205632/composite CNI +0.64% fell 0.10% to $117.50, and CSX Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208536759/composite CSX +0.96% fell 0.15% to $34.29. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 166,909 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.