Shares of Welltower Inc. WELL, -0.84% slid 0.84% to $81.67 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.36% rising 0.36% to 3,845.08 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.23% rising 0.23% to 31,037.68. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Welltower Inc. closed $17.76 below its 52-week high ($99.43), which the company reached on April 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Ventas Inc. VTR, -1.43% fell 1.43% to $51.05, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK, +0.65% rose 0.65% to $26.52, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc. HTA, -0.38% fell 0.38% to $28.90. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.