Shares of Cardinal Health Inc. CAH rose 1.86% to $48.63 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Cardinal Health Inc. closed $14.33 short of its 52-week high ($62.96), which the company reached on March 30th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as CVS Health Corp. CVS rose 1.68% to $84.56, McKesson Corp. MCK rose 1.91% to $203.06, and AmerisourceBergen Corp. ABC rose 1.07% to $120.11. Trading volume (3.0 M) remained 144,802 below its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.