Shares of D.R. Horton Inc. DHI advanced 3.08% to $87.44 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. D.R. Horton Inc. closed $19.45 below its 52-week high ($106.89), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Lennar Corp. Cl A LEN rose 3.45% to $98.33, NVR Inc. NVR rose 2.56% to $4,998.37, and PulteGroup Inc. PHM rose 3.06% to $49.24. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 215,584 below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.