Shares of Ventas Inc. VTR shed 1.20% to $54.54 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Ventas Inc. closed $3.56 below 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 Wednesday, as Welltower Inc. WELL fell 0.92% to $75.09, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK fell 1.60% to $32.51, and Duke Realty Corp. DRE fell 1.00% to $43.36. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.