Shares of Vulcan Materials Co. /zigman2/quotes/203479463/composite VMC -2.22% shed 1.24% to $175.73 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.51% falling 0.57% to 4,443.05 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.74% falling 0.84% to 34,577.57. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Vulcan Materials Co. closed $18.44 short of its 52-week high ($194.17), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as CRH PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/202550827/composite CRH -0.94% fell 0.31% to $51.82, Holcim Ltd. ADR /zigman2/quotes/208737698/delayed HCMLY -0.10% rose 0.19% to $10.47, and Masco Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202412472/composite MAS +5.26% fell 1.50% to $58.96. Trading volume (793,939) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 682,162.