Royal Dutch Shell Stock – Halliburton Co. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Halliburton Co.
advanced 3.12% to $23.78 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.25% to 4,163.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.16% to 34,327.79. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Halliburton Co. closed $0.96 below its 52-week high ($24.74), which the company reached on March 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A
rose 1.46% to $40.99, Schlumberger Ltd.
rose 3.78% to $34.05, and Baker Hughes Co.
rose 4.82% to $26.31. Trading volume (8.4 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 9.5 M.