General Electric Co. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market
Shares of General Electric Co.
advanced 2.51% to $106.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.28% to 4,536.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.37% to 35,443.82. General Electric Co. closed $9.06 below its 52-week high ($115.32), which the company reached on March 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.67% to $565.47, Medtronic PLC
rose 0.42% to $134.73, and Danaher Corp.
rose 1.17% to $331.43. Trading volume (8.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.0 M.