Shares of Vulcan Materials Co.
sank 0.17% to $176.05 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Vulcan Materials Co. closed $18.12 short of its 52-week high ($194.17), which the company achieved on May 10th.
Despite its losses, the stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as CRH PLC ADR
fell 0.82% to $48.45, Holcim Ltd. ADR
fell 0.17% to $11.48, and Masco Corp.
fell 0.92% to $58.95.true Trading volume (400,193) remained 451,472 below its 50-day average volume of 851,665.