Shares of Ventas Inc. VTR slumped 0.31% to $54.74 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.77% to 4,128.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.89% to 33,800.60. Ventas Inc. closed $3.36 short of its 52-week high ($58.10), which the company reached on March 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Welltower Inc. WELL fell 0.67% to $75.11, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK fell 0.74% to $32.39, and Duke Realty Corp. DRE rose 0.40% to $43.11. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.