Shares of Rockwell Automation Inc. ROK slipped 1.17% to $261.17 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.27% to 4,192.66 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.70% to 34,113.23. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Rockwell Automation Inc. closed $14.26 below its 52-week high ($275.43), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Emerson Electric Co. EMR rose 0.49% to $90.93, Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.07% to $223.20, and ABB Ltd. ADR ABB rose 1.42% to $32.89. Trading volume (708,000) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 618,646.