Shares of Lowe's Cos. /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW -1.69% slipped 2.91% to $243.40 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.01% rising 0.08% to 4,662.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.03% falling 0.56% to 35,911.81. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Lowe's Cos. closed $19.91 short of its 52-week high ($263.31), which the company reached on December 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -0.20% fell 3.87% to $372.00 and Kingfisher PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/208537455/composite KGFHY +0.32% fell 2.80% to $9.01. Trading volume (3.2 M) remained 205,889 below its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.