Shares of PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG +3.08% inched 0.19% higher to $155.03 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.06% rising 0.28% to 4,410.13 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% rising 0.29% to 34,364.50. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. PPG Industries Inc. closed $27.94 below its 52-week high ($182.97), which the company achieved on June 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW +5.06% rose 1.94% to $298.52, BASF SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/202868418/composite BASFY 0.00% fell 0.72% to $18.50, and Owens Corning /zigman2/quotes/202113551/composite OC +4.28% rose 3.41% to $92.27. Trading volume (1.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.