Shares of Home Depot Inc.
inched 0.32% higher to $308.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.47% to 4,239.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,466.24. Home Depot Inc. closed $37.38 below its 52-week high ($345.69), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Lowe’s Cos.
fell 0.95% to $188.78, Kingfisher PLC ADR
rose 0.10% to $9.57, and Builders FirstSource Inc.
fell 2.47% to $42.68. Trading volume (3.3 M) remained 566,618 below its 50-day average volume of 3.9 M.