Shares of Ventas Inc.
shed 0.45% to $60.13 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Ventas Inc. closed $0.96 short of its 52-week high ($61.09), which the company achieved on July 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Welltower Inc.
fell 0.73% to $87.35, Healthpeak Properties Inc.
fell 0.19% to $36.06, and Duke Realty Corp.
fell 0.14% to $50.50. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 1.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.