Shares of Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS +1.21% sank 0.83% to $58.47 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Masco Corp. closed $10.07 short of its 52-week high ($68.54), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202019304/composite FBHS -0.38% fell 0.61% to $95.61, Armstrong World Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205703431/composite AWI +2.86% fell 0.32% to $99.89, and American Woodmark Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209470000/composite AMWD -0.69% rose 0.15% to $65.05. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 33,009 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.