Shares of Welltower Inc.
inched 0.68% higher to $79.68 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Welltower Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $79.41, which the company achieved on June 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Ventas Inc.
rose 0.69% to $58.09, Healthpeak Properties Inc.
fell 0.46% to $34.78, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc.
fell 0.88% to $29.25. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 474,811 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.