Shares of Nasdaq Inc.
slipped 2.79% to $136.71 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.31% to 3,819.72 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.39% to 31,270.09. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Nasdaq Inc. closed $9.12 short of its 52-week high ($145.83), which the company achieved on February 19th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing Ltd. ADR
rose 0.56% to $63.39, CME Group Inc. Cl A
fell 0.41% to $205.79, and Deutsche Boerse AG ADR
fell 1.17% to $16.07. Trading volume (620,871) remained 241,406 below its 50-day average volume of 862,277.