Shares of Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -0.12% inched 0.70% higher to $408.69 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.48% falling 0.14% to 4,697.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.41% falling 0.75% to 35,601.98. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Home Depot Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $406.54, which the company achieved on November 18th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Lowe's Cos. /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW +0.09% rose 0.87% to $249.52 and Kingfisher PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/208537455/composite KGFHY +0.77% fell 4.81% to $8.71. Trading volume (3.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.1 M.