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Sept. 13, 2021, 5:28 p.m. EDT

Vulcan Materials Co. stock rises Monday, still underperforms market

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Shares of Vulcan Materials Co. (NYS:VMC) inched 0.14% higher to $177.93 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Vulcan Materials Co. closed $16.24 short of its 52-week high ($194.17), which the company achieved on May 10th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as CRH PLC ADR (NYS:CRH) rose 1.29% to $51.98, Holcim Ltd. ADR (OTC:HCMLY) rose 0.87% to $10.45, and Masco Corp. (NYS:MAS) rose 0.54% to $59.86. Trading volume (863,240) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 686,260.

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