Shares of Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -1.42% inched 0.01% higher to $407.81 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.84% falling 0.84% to 4,538.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.51% falling 0.17% to 34,580.08. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Home Depot Inc. closed $8.75 short of its 52-week high ($416.56), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Lowe's Cos. /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW -1.73% fell 0.68% to $248.69 and Kingfisher PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/208537455/delayed KGFHY +1.00% rose 1.79% to $8.80. Trading volume (5.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.