Shares of Penn National Gaming Inc. PENN, +2.21% advanced 2.21% to $51.35 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, +0.41% rising 0.41% to 13,751.40 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.49% falling 0.49% to 33,892.60. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Penn National Gaming Inc. closed $90.65 below its 52-week high ($142.00), which the company achieved on March 15th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Boyd Gaming Corp. BYD, +0.65% rose 0.65% to $70.94, Caesars Entertainment Inc. CZR, -0.59% fell 0.59% to $84.19, and Churchill Downs Inc. CHDN, -1.39% fell 1.39% to $240.87. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.