Shares of Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -5.24% inched 0.71% higher to $389.40 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -4.04% rising 0.28% to 4,726.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -3.57% rising 0.11% to 36,290.32. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. Home Depot Inc. closed $31.21 short of its 52-week high ($420.61), which the company reached on December 6th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Lowe's Cos. /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW -5.26% rose 0.49% to $250.72 and Kingfisher PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/208537455/delayed KGFHY -4.12% rose 1.97% to $9.44. Trading volume (3.6 M) remained 143,721 below its 50-day average volume of 3.8 M.