Shares of United Rentals Inc. URI shed 1.41% to $243.00 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.28% to 3,702.25 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.35% to 30,173.88. The stock's fall snapped a three-day winning streak. United Rentals Inc. closed $3.59 short of its 52-week high ($246.59), which the company reached on December 7th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Fastenal Co. FAST rose 0.85% to $49.09, Oshkosh Corp. OSK rose 1.61% to $84.75, and Terex Corp. TEX rose 3.64% to $35.58. Trading volume (718,817) remained 183,138 below its 50-day average volume of 901,955.