Shares of Welltower Inc. WELL slipped 0.73% to $75.69 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. Welltower Inc. closed $0.92 below its 52-week high ($76.61), which the company reached on April 15th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Ventas Inc. VTR fell 0.41% to $55.41, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK rose 0.30% to $33.25, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc. HTA rose 0.53% to $28.50. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.