Shares of Boeing Co.
rose 2.43% to $228.56 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 1.31% to 3,819.72 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.39% to 31,270.09. Boeing Co. closed $57.35 below its 52-week high ($285.91), which the company reached on March 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Honeywell International Inc.
rose 0.21% to $207.01, Lockheed Martin Corp.
rose 0.69% to $340.91, and Northrop Grumman Corp.
rose 0.11% to $299.10. Trading volume (30.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 12.9 M.