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Welltower Inc. stock underperforms Wednesday when compared to competitors

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Welltower Inc. WELL, -2.25% slid 0.75% to $86.88 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.91% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.48% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Welltower Inc. closed $2.92 below its 52-week high ($89.80), which the company reached on July 16th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Ventas Inc. VTR, -1.01% fell 0.47% to $57.12, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK, -1.30% fell 0.28% to $35.27, and Healthcare Trust of America Inc. HTA, -0.20% fell 0.23% to $30.61. Trading volume (1.7 M) remained 188,198 below its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.

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