ISRG stock – Becton Dickinson & Co. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Becton Dickinson & Co.
inched 0.85% higher to $245.41 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.47% to 4,239.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,466.24. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Becton Dickinson & Co. closed $39.56 short of its 52-week high ($284.97), which the company achieved on August 5th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 3.73% to $464.91, Intuitive Surgical Inc.
rose 2.25% to $859.14, and Baxter International Inc.
rose 2.11% to $84.09. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 284,119 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.