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Celanese Corp. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Celanese Corp. CE, +1.63% rose 2.57% to $162.74 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.11% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.21% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Celanese Corp. closed $8.26 below its 52-week high ($171.00), which the company achieved on May 10th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM, +0.69% rose 1.52% to $62.00, Eastman Chemical Co. EMN, +0.13% rose 3.35% to $107.30, and Westlake Chemical Corp. WLK, +1.02% fell 1.19% to $97.60. Trading volume (601,219) remained 24,587 below its 50-day average volume of 625,806.

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