Shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202019304/composite FBHS +3.10% rose 3.86% to $73.94 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% rising 0.48% to 4,175.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% rising 0.20% to 33,128.79. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. closed $40.07 below its 52-week high ($114.01), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS +4.58% rose 1.83% to $53.89, Armstrong World Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205703431/composite AWI +5.02% fell 0.83% to $86.78, and American Woodmark Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209470000/composite AMWD +6.92% rose 1.73% to $48.86. Trading volume (2.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.