Aon PLC stock falls Wednesday, underperforms market

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Shares of Aon PLC AON, -0.47% slid 0.47% to $290.83 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.41% rising 0.41% to 4,363.55 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 34,416.99. Aon PLC closed $11.50 below its 52-week high ($302.33), which the company reached on September 23rd.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Moody’s Corp. MCO, +0.72% rose 0.72% to $357.95, Equifax Inc. EFX, -0.57% fell 0.57% to $257.02, and Orix Corp. ADR IX, -2.56% fell 2.56% to $94.47. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 412,743 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.