Shares of Align Technology Inc.
inched 0.25% higher to $597.72 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Align Technology Inc. closed $139.73 short of its 52-week high ($737.45), which the company achieved on September 23rd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Danaher Corp.
rose 1.54% to $300.43, 3M Co.
rose 1.78% to $180.32, and Dentsply Sirona Inc.
rose 1.28% to $56.95. Trading volume (902,274) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 490,869.