Shares of Welltower Inc.
sank 0.73% to $87.35 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive 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. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Welltower Inc. closed $2.45 below its 52-week high ($89.80), which the company reached on July 16th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Ventas Inc.
fell 0.45% to $60.13, Healthpeak Properties Inc.
fell 0.19% to $36.06, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc.
rose 0.11% to $28.60. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 787,081 below its 50-day average volume of 2.1 M.