XOM Stock – Occidental Petroleum Corp. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Occidental Petroleum Corp.
rallied 2.78% to $27.39 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.74% to 4,232.60 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.66% to 34,777.76. Occidental Petroleum Corp. closed $5.13 below its 52-week high ($32.52), which the company reached on March 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
rose 1.43% to $62.43, Chevron Corp.
rose 0.92% to $110.02, and ConocoPhillips
rose 2.51% to $57.10. Trading volume (17.6 M) remained 670,288 below its 50-day average volume of 18.3 M.