Shares of Eastman Chemical Co.
advanced 3.35% to $107.30 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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. Eastman Chemical Co. closed $23.17 short of its 52-week high ($130.47), which the company reached on June 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.
rose 1.52% to $62.00, 3M Co.
rose 1.78% to $180.32, and FMC Corp.
rose 3.54% to $91.53. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 780,617.