Shares of Eli Lilly & Co. LLY, -2.02% shed 2.02% to $323.35 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -1.51% falling 1.51% to 3,585.62 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -1.71% falling 1.71% to 28,725.51. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Eli Lilly & Co. closed $18.35 below its 52-week high ($341.70), which the company achieved on September 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -0.71% fell 0.71% to $163.36, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF, -5.67% fell 5.67% to $316.00, and Merck & Co. Inc. MRK, -0.60% fell 0.60% to $86.12. Trading volume (4.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.