Shares of PulteGroup Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201694804/composite PHM +0.50% rose 1.63% to $42.44 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.30% rising 0.57% to 4,155.38 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.20% rising 0.26% to 33,061.50. PulteGroup Inc. closed $21.47 short of its 52-week high ($63.91), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as D.R. Horton Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202032328/composite DHI +0.41% rose 1.68% to $70.76, Lennar Corp. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/207749640/composite LEN.B -0.07% rose 1.79% to $66.37, and Toll Brothers Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201912487/composite TOL +1.38% rose 1.32% to $46.98. Trading volume (3.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.