NEW YORK – Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:) saw its stock price fall by 1.16% to $5.13, interrupting a three-day streak of gains amid varied market movements Thursday. The edged up by 0.07% to close at 14,113.67 points, while the experienced a slight drop of 0.13%, finishing the day at 34,945.47 points.
The satellite radio company’s shares closed notably below their annual high of $7.95 reached on July 20th, trailing behind tech giants such as Alphabet (NASDAQ:) Inc.’s Class C and A shares and Meta Platforms Inc (NASDAQ:)., which all posted gains for the day. The trading volume for Sirius XM was also lower than usual, with only 10.2 million shares changing hands compared to its average volume of 15.8 million.
Investors observed that Sirius XM’s performance did not align with the broader uptick seen in some tech stocks and the slight rise in the NASDAQ index. The company’s stock price ended the day significantly lower than its peak earlier in the year, reflecting a challenging environment for media and entertainment stocks even as some competitors managed to climb.
Despite the broader market’s mixed signals, Sirius XM’s lower trading volume suggests less investor engagement with the stock on Thursday. The reasons behind the reduced interest and the dip in Sirius XM’s stock value were not immediately clear, leaving market watchers to ponder whether this represents a temporary setback or indicates a more sustained trend for the company.
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