Shares of Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -1.42% inched 0.02% higher to $408.79 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.51% rising 0.05% to 35,619.25 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.84% falling 0.32% to 4,682.94. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Home Depot Inc. closed $1.31 below its 52-week high ($410.10), which the company achieved on November 19th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Lowe's Cos. /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW -1.73% rose 1.13% to $252.35 and Kingfisher PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/208537455/composite KGFHY +1.00% rose 1.03% to $8.80. Trading volume (4.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.