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DaVita Inc. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of DaVita Inc. DVA, +1.07% rose 1.37% to $111.47 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. DaVita Inc. closed $25.01 below its 52-week high ($136.48), which the company achieved on August 4th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA ADR FMS, +0.17% rose 0.91% to $35.50, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings LH, +0.94% rose 0.82% to $275.71, and Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B UHS, +1.17% rose 0.74% to $130.01. Trading volume (802,717) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 601,704.

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