Shares of NVR Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209548385/composite NVR -1.20% advanced 1.72% to $4,263.82 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.54% rising 1.53% to 4,067.36 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.45% rising 1.19% to 32,151.71. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. NVR Inc. closed $1,718.63 below its 52-week high ($5,982.45), which the company achieved on December 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI -0.69% rose 1.75% to $73.33, Lennar Corp. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202536373/composite LEN -1.19% rose 1.80% to $79.82, and KB Home /zigman2/quotes/206220859/composite KBH -1.49% rose 3.07% to $29.53. Trading volume (12,635) remained 4,175 below its 50-day average volume of 16,810.