Shares of NVR Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209548385/composite NVR +2.68% slid 0.74% to $4,035.83 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.59% rising 0.34% to 3,946.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.82% rising 0.10% to 31,135.09. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. NVR Inc. closed $1,946.62 short of its 52-week high ($5,982.45), which the company reached on December 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI +2.50% fell 0.32% to $69.00, Lennar Corp. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202536373/composite LEN +2.86% fell 1.06% to $73.44, and KB Home /zigman2/quotes/206220859/composite KBH +3.40% fell 0.22% to $27.73. Trading volume (24,755) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 16,546.