XOM Stock – Celanese Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Celanese Corp.
rose 3.35% to $165.15 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Celanese Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $161.26, which the company achieved on May 3rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
rose 0.63% to $59.19, Eastman Chemical Co.
rose 2.37% to $121.15, and Westlake Chemical Corp.
rose 3.29% to $97.91. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 788,715.