Shares of PulteGroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201694804/composite PHM +1.10% slid 0.99% to $45.06 Friday, 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 +0.11% falling 1.63% to 4,108.54 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.13% falling 1.05% to 32,899.70. PulteGroup Inc. closed $13.03 below its 52-week high ($58.09), which the company achieved on January 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI +0.65% fell 0.37% to $76.00, Lennar Corp. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/207749640/composite LEN.B +0.55% fell 0.16% to $67.20, and Toll Brothers Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201912487/composite TOL +0.27% fell 1.20% to $50.03. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 1.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.