Shares of Howmet Aerospace Inc. HWM slipped 1.47% to $30.89 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. Howmet Aerospace Inc. closed $5.14 below its 52-week high ($36.03), which the company reached on June 8th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Corning Inc. GLW rose 2.28% to $37.69, Nordson Corp. NDSN rose 2.18% to $243.70, and Curtiss-Wright Corp. CW rose 1.75% to $130.95. Trading volume (3.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.