LONGMONT - Satellite imagery provider DigitalGlobe Inc. shares neared their 52-week low on Tuesday in the wake of a Monday report that Google is in talks to acquire Skybox Imaging.

The Information, a technology news publication, reported on Monday Google's interest in Skybox, which if acquired would give Google its own imagery satellites and platform. For that report, click here.

Shares of Longmont-based DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI) slid as low as $26.95 Tuesday before closing at $27.48, down 4.3 percent from the previous day's close.

The dip continued a more than monthlong slide for the company's shares since DigitalGlobe announced Feb. 26 that it had acquired Boulder-based Spatial Energy. Shares dropped 27 percent that day to $29.91. They rebounded slightly in the following days but have dropped steadily since.