Shares of PulteGroup Inc. PHM rose 3.06% to $49.24 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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. PulteGroup Inc. closed $14.67 short of its 52-week high ($63.91), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as D.R. Horton Inc. DHI rose 3.08% to $87.44, Lennar Corp. Cl B LEN rose 3.33% to $80.68, and Toll Brothers Inc. TOL rose 2.96% to $59.82. Trading volume (1.9 M) remained 366,351 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.