Shares of Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc.
rose 4.07% to $85.76 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. The stock’s rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Fortune Brands Home & Security Inc. closed $7.64 short of its 52-week high ($93.40), which the company achieved on January 25th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Masco Corp.
rose 2.74% to $54.29, Armstrong World Industries Inc.
rose 1.06% to $86.06, and American Woodmark Corp.
rose 4.12% to $94.85. Trading volume (980,175) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 830,062.