Shares of Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW -0.31% inched 0.57% higher to $291.03 Friday, 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 +0.14% falling 0.54% to 4,395.26 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.07% falling 0.42% to 34,935.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Sherwin-Williams Co. closed $2.02 short of its 52-week high ($293.05), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD +1.16% rose 0.23% to $328.19, PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG -0.34% rose 0.41% to $163.52, and Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS -0.68% rose 1.79% to $59.71. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.