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Caterpillar Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Caterpillar Inc. CAT, +1.52% rose 2.85% to $194.33 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Caterpillar Inc. closed $52.36 short of its 52-week high ($246.69), which the company achieved on June 4th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Deere & Co. DE, +0.28% rose 0.23% to $329.77, General Electric Co. GE, +1.21% rose 0.37% to $102.74, and Cummins Inc. CMI, +1.13% rose 3.15% to $238.83. Trading volume (5.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.

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