Shares of PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG +3.08% dropped 0.07% to $153.39 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 +1.06% falling 0.54% to 4,326.51 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% falling 0.02% to 34,160.78. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. PPG Industries Inc. closed $29.58 short of its 52-week high ($182.97), which the company reached on June 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW +5.06% fell 3.27% to $283.17, BASF SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/202868418/composite BASFY 0.00% rose 1.17% to $19.05, and Owens Corning /zigman2/quotes/202113551/composite OC +4.28% fell 1.66% to $86.38. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.