Shares of PulteGroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201694804/composite PHM +0.38% shed 1.80% to $41.90 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.32% rising 0.25% to 4,001.05 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.27% falling 0.26% to 32,160.74. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of losses. PulteGroup Inc. closed $20.08 short of its 52-week high ($61.98), which the company reached on May 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI -0.03% fell 2.46% to $68.21, Lennar Corp. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/207749640/composite LEN.B -0.40% fell 1.67% to $64.11, and Toll Brothers Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201912487/composite TOL +1.02% fell 2.45% to $46.10. Trading volume (3.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.