Waters Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

Shares of Waters Corp. WAT, +0.78% inched 0.78% higher to $346.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.83% rising 0.83% to 4,399.76 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.98% rising 0.98% to 34,754.94. Waters Corp. closed $81.91 short of its 52-week high ($428.22), which the company achieved on September 8th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO, +1.37% rose 1.37% to $583.51, Danaher Corp. DHR, +0.67% rose 0.67% to $302.61, and General Electric Co. GE, +1.13% rose 1.13% to $105.51. Trading volume (314,304) remained 14,284 below its 50-day average volume of 328,588.

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