Shares of PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG +3.08% slid 2.54% to $149.90 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 +1.06% falling 1.90% to 4,418.64 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% falling 1.43% to 34,738.06. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. PPG Industries Inc. closed $33.07 below its 52-week high ($182.97), which the company reached on June 7th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW +5.06% fell 2.44% to $273.10, BASF SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/202868418/delayed BASFY 0.00% fell 1.38% to $19.30, and Owens Corning /zigman2/quotes/202113551/composite OC +4.28% fell 0.57% to $89.24. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 145,513 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.