Shares of Corning Inc.
advanced 2.28% to $37.69 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Corning Inc. closed $9.13 below its 52-week high ($46.82), which the company reached on April 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.66% to $577.35, 3M Co.
rose 1.78% to $180.32, and TE Connectivity Ltd.
rose 3.87% to $146.90. Trading volume (3.7 M) remained 429,010 below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.