Shares of Home Depot Inc.
shed 1.02% to $316.75 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.85% to 4,127.83 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.78% to 34,060.66. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of losses. Home Depot Inc. closed $28.94 short of its 52-week high ($345.69), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Lowe’s Cos.
fell 0.71% to $192.75, Kingfisher PLC ADR
rose 1.91% to $10.67, and Builders FirstSource Inc.
fell 4.38% to $45.85. Trading volume (6.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.5 M.