Shares of Sherwin-Williams Co. /zigman2/quotes/210069062/composite SHW +2.03% shed 1.44% to $293.74 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.18% falling 0.91% to 4,432.99 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.04% falling 0.48% to 34,584.88. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Sherwin-Williams Co. closed $16.69 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 Friday, as Home Depot Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208081807/composite HD -0.55% fell 0.21% to $335.67, PPG Industries Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202418877/composite PPG +1.12% fell 2.04% to $146.74, and Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS -0.70% fell 1.57% to $57.23. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 960,633.