Shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.
rallied 3.51% to $107.36 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.22% to 4,112.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.29% to 34,021.45. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. closed $6.65 short of its 52-week high ($114.01), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Masco Corp.
rose 2.66% to $63.77, Armstrong World Industries Inc.
rose 3.09% to $105.08, and American Woodmark Corp.
rose 2.71% to $96.66. Trading volume (613,197) remained 224,950 below its 50-day average volume of 838,147.
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