Shares of NVR Inc.
rose 2.56% to $4,998.37 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. NVR Inc. closed $333.71 short of its 52-week high ($5,332.08), which the company achieved on August 6th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as D.R. Horton Inc.
rose 3.08% to $87.44, Lennar Corp. Cl A
rose 3.45% to $98.33, and KB Home
rose 3.50% to $40.50. Trading volume (9,898) remained 5,703 below its 50-day average volume of 15,601.