Shares of Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -2.87% inched 0.37% higher to $400.42 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.60% falling 1.18% to 4,513.04 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.60% falling 1.34% to 34,022.04. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Home Depot Inc. closed $16.14 below its 52-week high ($416.56), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Lowe's Cos. /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW -3.08% rose 0.31% to $245.34 and Kingfisher PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/208537455/composite KGFHY +0.67% rose 0.18% to $8.48. Trading volume (3.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.