Shares of Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS -0.21% slid 0.56% to $58.14 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.11% falling 0.16% to 4,473.75 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 0.18% to 34,751.32. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Masco Corp. closed $10.40 below its 52-week high ($68.54), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202019304/composite FBHS +0.23% fell 0.49% to $95.14, Armstrong World Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205703431/composite AWI +1.28% rose 0.07% to $99.96, and American Woodmark Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209470000/composite AMWD -0.82% rose 0.63% to $65.46. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.