Shares of AT&T Inc.
inched 0.48% higher to $29.32 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. AT&T Inc. closed $4.56 short of 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 Friday, as Verizon Communications Inc.
fell 0.02% to $57.33, Walt Disney Co.
rose 0.46% to $177.38, and Comcast Corp. Cl A
rose 0.49% to $56.88. Trading volume (31.1 M) remained 16.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 47.5 M.