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Vulcan Materials Co. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Vulcan Materials Co. VMC, +0.30% rallied 5.30% to $189.21 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.51% rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.59% falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Vulcan Materials Co. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $182.55, which the company achieved on April 28th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as CRH PLC ADR CRH, -0.46% rose 0.88% to $48.16, LafargeHolcim Ltd. ADR HCMLY, +0.67% fell 0.56% to $12.36, and Masco Corp. MAS, -2.31% rose 0.61% to $65.54. Trading volume (1.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 752,885.

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