Shares of Home Depot Inc.
shed 0.88% to $323.96 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.68% to 4,134.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.75% to 33,821.30. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Home Depot Inc. closed $4.87 below its 52-week high ($328.83), which the company achieved on April 19th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Lowe’s Cos.
fell 0.31% to $202.77, Kingfisher PLC ADR
fell 0.10% to $10.12, and Builders FirstSource Inc.
fell 4.22% to $47.71. Trading volume (4.4 M) remained 488,291 below its 50-day average volume of 4.9 M.