Shares of Rockwell Automation Inc. ROK inched 0.05% higher to $270.81 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.04% to 4,188.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.10% to 34,742.82. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Rockwell Automation Inc. closed $4.62 short of its 52-week high ($275.43), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Emerson Electric Co. EMR rose 0.35% to $95.38, Honeywell International Inc. HON rose 0.94% to $230.94, and ABB Ltd. ADR ABB fell 1.76% to $33.51. Trading volume (507,832) remained 124,240 below its 50-day average volume of 632,072.