Shares of CVS Health Corp.
rose 1.68% to $84.56 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. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. CVS Health Corp. closed $6.05 short of its 52-week high ($90.61), which the company reached on May 24th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc.
rose 7.43% to $50.77 and Cigna Corp.
rose 1.79% to $203.04. Trading volume (7.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.0 M.