Shares of Vulcan Materials Co.
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
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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
rose 0.81% to $52.56, Holcim Ltd. ADR
remained unchanged, and Masco Corp.
rose 0.51% to $58.75. Trading volume (766,228) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 746,551.