Shares of Celanese Corp.
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
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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.
rose 1.52% to $62.00, Eastman Chemical Co.
rose 3.35% to $107.30, and Westlake Chemical Corp.
fell 1.19% to $97.60. Trading volume (601,219) remained 24,587 below its 50-day average volume of 625,806.