Walmart Inc. stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market

Shares of Walmart Inc.

slid 1.39% to $140.15 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average

rising 0.02% to 32,661.84 and the S&P 500 Index

falling 0.47% to 3,951.39. Walmart Inc. closed $20.62 below its 52-week high ($160.77), which the company achieved on April 21st.

Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Inc.

fell 2.19% to $92.17. Trading volume (4.7 M) remained 1.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.7 M.