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Abbott Laboratories stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Abbott Laboratories ABT, -0.17% inched 0.88% higher to $117.57 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.03% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.25% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. Abbott Laboratories closed $12.13 below its 52-week high ($129.70), which the company achieved on September 13th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Johnson & Johnson JNJ, -0.56% rose 0.57% to $160.11, Roche Holding AG Part. Cert. RHHVF, +0.94% rose 0.79% to $384.50, and Pfizer Inc. PFE, -0.41% rose 0.60% to $41.67. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.5 M.

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