Shares of PulteGroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201694804/composite PHM -0.56% inched 0.40% higher to $45.30 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.16% rising 0.95% to 4,160.68 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.23% rising 0.80% to 33,180.14. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. PulteGroup Inc. closed $12.79 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 Tuesday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI -0.46% fell 0.15% to $75.49, Lennar Corp. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/207749640/composite LEN.B -1.35% rose 0.15% to $67.98, and Toll Brothers Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201912487/composite TOL -1.21% rose 1.10% to $50.58. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 863,728 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.