Shares of PulteGroup Inc. (NYS:PHM) inched 0.47% higher to $42.73 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.08% to 32,223.42 and the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.39% to 4,008.01. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. PulteGroup Inc. closed $16.10 below its 52-week high ($58.83), which the company achieved on June 1st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as D.R. Horton Inc. (NYS:DHI) fell 0.23% to $68.37, Lennar Corp. Cl B (NYS:LEN.B) fell 1.36% to $63.62, and Toll Brothers Inc. (NYS:TOL) fell 0.80% to $47.30. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 126,277 below its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.