Kroger, Versartis Locked in Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

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September 25, 2017: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 39 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday’s session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by less than 4 to 3 and on the Nasdaq decliners led advancers by about the same ratio.

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) dropped about 1.3% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $19.89 after closing at $20.15 on Friday. The stock’s 52-week high is $36.44. Volume of around 12 million was less than 10% below the daily average. The company had no specific news.

Versartis Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAR) posted a new 52-week low of $2.35 on Monday, down about 12% from Friday’s closing price of $2.67. The stock’s 52-week high is $24.00. Volume totaled around 11 million shares, about 11 times the daily average. The company said Friday morning that a phase III drug trial failed to meet its primary endpoint.

Mattel Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) dropped about 1.2% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $14.35 after closing at $14.52 on Friday. The 52-week high is $33.23. Volume was around 8.2 million, about 20% above the daily average. The company said Friday that it had amended some of its debt covenants.

Newell Brands Inc. (NYSE: NWL) dropped about 1.2% Monday to post a new 52-week low of $40.89 after closing Friday at $41.39. The 52-week high is $55.08. Volume of around 3.6 million shares traded was about equal to the daily average. The company had no specific news.