Shares of NVR Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209548385/composite NVR -0.04% rose 1.95% to $4,085.72 Friday, 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 0.72% to 3,873.33 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.45% falling 0.45% to 30,822.42. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. NVR Inc. closed $1,896.73 short of its 52-week high ($5,982.45), which the company reached on December 9th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI -0.72% rose 2.15% to $71.12, Lennar Corp. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202536373/composite LEN -0.09% rose 2.67% to $75.79, and KB Home /zigman2/quotes/206220859/composite KBH -0.16% rose 2.34% to $28.37. Trading volume (29,007) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 16,561.