Shares of Ventas Inc. VTR, +1.53% advanced 1.53% to $55.61 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.18% rising 0.18% to 4,187.62 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.18% falling 0.18% to 33,981.57. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Ventas Inc. closed $2.49 below its 52-week high ($58.10), which the company reached on March 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Welltower Inc. WELL, +0.60% rose 0.60% to $75.89, Healthpeak Properties Inc. PEAK, +0.53% rose 0.53% to $34.17, and Duke Realty Corp. DRE, +0.07% rose 0.07% to $45.40. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 854,771 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.