Shares of Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS +0.11% advanced 1.02% to $59.45 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.10% falling 0.20% to 4,246.59 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.28% falling 0.27% to 34,299.33. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Masco Corp. closed $9.09 short of its 52-week high ($68.54), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202019304/composite FBHS -0.80% rose 1.01% to $98.94, Armstrong World Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205703431/composite AWI +1.17% fell 0.91% to $107.22, and American Woodmark Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209470000/composite AMWD +1.48% rose 1.49% to $83.96. Trading volume (3.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.