Shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202019304/composite FBHS +0.23% dropped 0.61% to $95.61 Wednesday, 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 -0.11% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. closed $18.40 below its 52-week high ($114.01), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS -0.21% fell 0.83% to $58.47, Armstrong World Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205703431/composite AWI +1.28% fell 0.32% to $99.89, and American Woodmark Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209470000/composite AMWD -0.82% rose 0.15% to $65.05. Trading volume (805,263) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 608,137.