Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. WBA, +0.08% inched 0.08% higher to $47.42 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.69% falling 0.69% to 4,361.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.72% falling 0.72% to 34,496.06. Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. closed $9.63 short of its 52-week high ($57.05), which the company reached on April 6th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as CVS Health Corp. CVS, -0.11% fell 0.11% to $84.28 and PetMed Express Inc. PETS, -0.64% fell 0.64% to $26.28. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.