Shares of Lowe's Cos. /zigman2/quotes/205563664/composite LOW -5.26% shed 0.01% to $250.70 Thursday, 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 -4.04% falling 1.42% to 4,659.03 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -3.57% falling 0.49% to 36,113.62. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Lowe's Cos. closed $12.61 short of its 52-week high ($263.31), which the company achieved on December 13th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -5.24% fell 0.62% to $386.98 and Kingfisher PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/208537455/composite KGFHY -4.12% fell 1.80% to $9.27. Trading volume (2.2 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.