Shares of PulteGroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201694804/composite PHM +6.54% slid 5.58% to $43.30 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 3.56% to 4,146.87 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.05% falling 3.12% to 32,997.97. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. PulteGroup Inc. closed $20.61 below its 52-week high ($63.91), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI +5.89% fell 5.85% to $71.15, Lennar Corp. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/207749640/composite LEN.B +5.77% fell 5.88% to $66.40, and Toll Brothers Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201912487/composite TOL +5.54% fell 5.17% to $47.91. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 101,285 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.