Shares of PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG +0.52% dropped 0.56% to $156.74 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.30% falling 2.44% to 4,477.44 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.00% falling 1.45% to 35,111.16. The stock's fall snapped a four-day winning streak. PPG Industries Inc. closed $26.23 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 +1.16% fell 2.21% to $287.83, BASF SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/202868418/composite BASFY +1.69% fell 0.16% to $19.27, and Owens Corning /zigman2/quotes/202113551/composite OC +0.58% fell 2.06% to $89.50. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.