Waste Management Inc. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day – MarketWatch

Waste Management Inc. stock outperforms competitors despite losses on the day – MarketWatch

Shares of Waste Management Inc.
WM,
-2.85%
shed 2.85% to $161.31 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
SPX,
-1.03%
falling 1.03% to 4,620.64 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
-1.48%
falling 1.48% to 35,365.44. Waste Management Inc. closed $6.73 below its 52-week high ($168.04), which the company achieved on November 29th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Republic Services Inc.
RSG,
-2.95%
fell 2.95% to $134.98, Waste Connections Inc.
WCN,
-1.53%
fell 1.53% to $130.25, and Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR
VEOEY,
-1.03%
fell 1.03% to $35.44. Trading volume (2.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.

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Source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/waste-management-inc-stock-outperforms-competitors-despite-losses-on-the-day-01639780310-1abec1f44a25

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