Shares of Vulcan Materials Co.
slipped 1.01% to $168.91 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. The stock’s fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Vulcan Materials Co. closed $7.44 short of its 52-week high ($176.35), which the company achieved on March 31st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as CRH PLC ADR
rose 1.23% to $47.56, LafargeHolcim Ltd. ADR
rose 0.99% to $12.21, and Masco Corp.
fell 2.13% to $61.10. Trading volume (708,428) remained 80,467 below its 50-day average volume of 788,895.