AT&T Inc. stock rises Tuesday, still underperforms market

Shares of AT&T Inc. T, +0.37% inched 0.37% higher to $27.35 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.05% rising 1.05% to 4,345.72 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.92% rising 0.92% to 34,314.67. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. AT&T Inc. closed $6.53 below its 52-week high ($33.88), which the company reached on May 17th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, +0.02% rose 0.02% to $54.51, Walt Disney Co. DIS, +0.66% rose 0.66% to $174.61, and Comcast Corp. Cl A CMCSA, +0.46% rose 0.46% to $56.79. Trading volume (31.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 31.0 M.

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