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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, -0.20% inched 0.66% higher to $174.24 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.23% rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.42% rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Vulcan Materials Co. closed $19.93 short of its 52-week high ($194.17), which the company reached on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as CRH PLC ADR CRH, -0.23% rose 0.81% to $52.56, Holcim Ltd. ADR HCMLY, +0.03% remained unchanged, and Masco Corp. MAS, +1.02% rose 0.51% to $58.75. Trading volume (766,228) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 746,551.

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