Shares of Welltower Inc. WELL rallied 1.54% to $76.25 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.11% to 4,170.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.90% to 34,035.99. Welltower Inc. closed $0.16 short of its 52-week high ($76.41), which the company reached on April 14th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Ventas Inc. VTR rose 2.02% to $55.64, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK rose 1.97% to $33.15, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc. HTA rose 1.43% to $28.35. Trading volume (1.9 M) remained 439,318 below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.