Shares of Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW +1.28% inched 0.48% higher to $302.07 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.75% rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.12% rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Sherwin-Williams Co. closed $8.36 short of its 52-week high ($310.43), which the company reached on September 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD +1.99% rose 1.05% to $335.45, PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG +0.95% fell 0.34% to $152.51, and Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS +1.28% rose 0.54% to $59.86. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 952,018.