Shares of Southwest Airlines Co. LUV, -3.36% slipped 3.36% to $49.17 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.43% rising 0.43% to 4,528.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.16% falling 0.16% to 35,399.84. Southwest Airlines Co. closed $15.58 short of its 52-week high ($64.75), which the company reached on April 14th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Delta Air Lines Inc. DAL, -3.88% fell 3.88% to $39.91, United Airlines Holdings Inc. UAL, -3.77% fell 3.77% to $45.91, and American Airlines Group Inc. AAL, -3.51% fell 3.51% to $19.51.true Trading volume (6.2 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.4 M.
Gasoline futures settle on Monday at their highest price since the end of July, while oil prices end with a more modest move higher, after Hurricane Ida shut down most Gulf Coast refinery activity.
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