Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW slid 2.13% to $236.72 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. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Willis Towers Watson PLC closed $8.28 below its 52-week high ($245.00), which the company achieved on April 13th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Marsh & McLennan Cos. MMC fell 0.63% to $125.44, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. AJG fell 0.72% to $132.98, and Brown & Brown Inc. BRO fell 0.50% to $48.23. Trading volume (825,839) remained 121,551 below its 50-day average volume of 947,390.