Shares of PulteGroup Inc. (NYS:PHM) inched 0.13% higher to $45.12 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.31% to 4,121.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.05% to 32,915.78. PulteGroup Inc. closed $12.97 short of 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 Monday, as D.R. Horton Inc. (NYS:DHI) fell 0.53% to $75.60, Lennar Corp. Cl B (NYS:LEN.B) rose 1.01% to $67.88, and Toll Brothers Inc. (NYS:TOL) remained unchanged. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 1.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.