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Home Depot Inc. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Home Depot Inc. HD, +0.38% advanced 1.71% to $344.05 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.11% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.21% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Home Depot Inc. closed $1.64 short of its 52-week high ($345.69), which the company achieved on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Lowe's Cos. LOW, +0.59% rose 2.04% to $216.45 and Kingfisher PLC ADR KGFHY, +0.32% fell 0.44% to $9.02. Trading volume (2.8 M) remained 293,104 below its 50-day average volume of 3.1 M.

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