Shares of Waste Management Inc.
shed 0.26% to $152.27 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.31% to 33,733.96 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.07% to 4,016.95. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Waste Management Inc. closed $23.71 below its 52-week high ($175.98), which the company achieved on August 18th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Ecolab Inc.
fell 0.40% to $153.67 and Republic Services Inc.
fell 0.09% to $123.21. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 401,764 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.