Shares of Penn National Gaming Inc. PENN, -3.63% slipped 3.63% to $51.02 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, -1.71% falling 1.71% to 15,517.37 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.00% falling 0.00% to 35,754.69. The stock’s fall snapped a three-day winning streak. Penn National Gaming Inc. closed $90.98 short of its 52-week high ($142.00), which the company reached on March 15th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Boyd Gaming Corp. BYD, -1.89% fell 1.89% to $63.26, Caesars Entertainment Inc. CZR, -2.62% fell 2.62% to $90.81, and Churchill Downs Inc. CHDN, -2.89% fell 2.89% to $231.30. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 3.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.8 M.