Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW dropped 0.33% to $237.23 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.68% to 4,134.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.75% to 33,821.30. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Willis Towers Watson PLC closed $7.77 below its 52-week high ($245.00), which the company achieved on April 13th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Marsh & McLennan Cos. MMC rose 0.16% to $127.35, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. AJG remained unchanged, and Brown & Brown Inc. BRO fell 0.22% to $49.37. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 908,779.