Shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. (NYS:FBHS) slid 2.84% to $70.91 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.57% to 4,123.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.30% to 32,899.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. closed $43.10 short of its 52-week high ($114.01), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Masco Corp. (NYS:MAS) fell 1.81% to $53.06, Armstrong World Industries Inc. (NYS:AWI) fell 0.52% to $82.87, and American Woodmark Corp. (NAS:AMWD) fell 0.29% to $48.62. Trading volume (2.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.