Shares of Welltower Inc. WELL dropped 0.92% to $75.09 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. Welltower Inc. closed $1.10 short of its 52-week high ($76.19), which the company reached on April 13th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Ventas Inc. VTR fell 1.20% to $54.54, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK fell 1.60% to $32.51, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc. HTA fell 1.62% to $27.95.true Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 1.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.