XOM Stock – Hess Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day
Shares of Hess Corp.
advanced 2.14% to $73.01 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Hess Corp. closed $3.23 short of its 52-week high ($76.24), which the company achieved on March 8th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
rose 0.44% to $56.59, Chevron Corp.
rose 0.59% to $104.19, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A
rose 1.33% to $40.39. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 281,635 below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.