Shares of Waste Management Inc.
slipped 0.30% to $164.23 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.91% to 4,668.97 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.89% to 35,650.95. Waste Management Inc. closed $3.81 short of its 52-week high ($168.04), which the company reached on November 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Republic Services Inc.
rose 0.49% to $136.16, Waste Connections Inc.
fell 0.65% to $131.82, and Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR
rose 0.60% to $35.07. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.