Shares of Ventas Inc.
slipped 0.47% to $57.12 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Ventas Inc. closed $3.97 below its 52-week high ($61.09), which the company reached on July 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Welltower Inc.
fell 0.75% to $86.88, Healthpeak Properties Inc.
fell 0.28% to $35.27, and Duke Realty Corp.
rose 0.10% to $50.62. Trading volume (2.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.1 M.