Shares of Penn National Gaming Inc. PENN, +4.05% rose 4.05% to $46.81 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.00% rising 0.00% to 35,091.13 and the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -0.58% falling 0.58% to 14,015.67. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Penn National Gaming Inc. closed $95.19 short of 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, +2.24% rose 2.24% to $64.84, Caesars Entertainment Inc. CZR, +2.44% rose 2.44% to $80.75, and Churchill Downs Inc. CHDN, +1.37% rose 1.37% to $211.71. Trading volume (4.5 M) remained 99,021 below its 50-day average volume of 4.6 M.