Shares of PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG +2.89% inched 0.74% higher to $157.35 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.44% rising 0.69% to 4,546.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.26% rising 0.78% to 35,405.24. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. PPG Industries Inc. closed $25.62 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 Tuesday, as Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW +3.57% rose 2.30% to $293.09, BASF SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/202868418/composite BASFY +0.38% rose 0.68% to $19.28, and Owens Corning /zigman2/quotes/202113551/composite OC +2.70% rose 1.48% to $90.01. Trading volume (1.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.