Shares of NVR Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209548385/composite NVR -0.04% slid 0.70% to $4,007.50 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.03% falling 1.13% to 3,901.35 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.45% falling 0.56% to 30,961.82. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. NVR Inc. closed $1,974.95 below its 52-week high ($5,982.45), which the company reached on December 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI -0.72% rose 0.90% to $69.62, Lennar Corp. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202536373/composite LEN -0.09% rose 0.52% to $73.82, and KB Home /zigman2/quotes/206220859/composite KBH -0.16% fell 0.04% to $27.72. Trading volume (19,008) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 16,570.