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

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of AT&T Inc. T, -0.83% rose 1.26% to $25.62 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.05% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.23% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a six-day losing streak. AT&T Inc. closed $8.26 short of its 52-week high ($33.88), which the company achieved on May 17th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Verizon Communications Inc. VZ, -0.67% rose 1.11% to $51.92, Walt Disney Co. DIS, -2.87% rose 0.84% to $174.41, and Comcast Corp. Cl A CMCSA, -1.66% rose 2.47% to $53.99. Trading volume (56.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 34.1 M.

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