Shares of Danaher Corp. DHR rose 1.54% to $300.43 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. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Danaher Corp. closed $33.53 short of its 52-week high ($333.96), which the company achieved on September 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO rose 0.66% to $577.35. Trading volume (2.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.