Shares of PulteGroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201694804/composite PHM +0.48% slipped 0.23% to $39.88 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.23% falling 0.38% to 3,735.48 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.06% falling 0.50% to 30,364.83. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. PulteGroup Inc. closed $18.21 below its 52-week high ($58.09), which the company reached on January 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI +0.42% fell 1.17% to $65.72, Lennar Corp. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/207749640/composite LEN.B +0.35% fell 0.70% to $57.92, and Toll Brothers Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201912487/composite TOL +0.18% rose 0.45% to $44.37. Trading volume (2.7 M) remained 208,253 below its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.