Shares of Cerner Corp. CERN rose 1.44% to $71.72 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Cerner Corp. closed $12.48 below its 52-week high ($84.20), which the company achieved on January 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as 3M Co. MMM rose 1.78% to $180.32, General Electric Co. GE rose 0.37% to $102.74, and McKesson Corp. MCK rose 1.91% to $203.06. Trading volume (2.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.