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Brown-Forman Corp. Cl B stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Brown-Forman Corp. Cl B BF.B, +0.26% rose 1.50% to $69.55 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.10% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.13% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Brown-Forman Corp. Cl B closed $12.69 short of its 52-week high ($82.24), which the company reached on November 25th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Diageo PLC ADR DEO, -0.44% rose 1.12% to $199.41, Pernod Ricard S.A. ADR PDRDY, -0.57% fell 0.31% to $46.06, and Constellation Brands Inc. Cl A STZ, -0.41% rose 0.57% to $220.37. Trading volume (655,178) remained 223,459 below its 50-day average volume of 878,637.

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