Shares of Howmet Aerospace Inc. HWM slipped 6.44% to $28.75 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 2.27% to 4,594.62 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 2.53% to 34,899.34. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Howmet Aerospace Inc. closed $7.28 short of its 52-week high ($36.03), which the company achieved on June 8th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Corning Inc. GLW fell 2.77% to $37.96, Nordson Corp. NDSN fell 4.01% to $258.22, and Curtiss-Wright Corp. CW fell 4.67% to $128.52. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 373,273 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.