Shares of Flowserve Corp.
rose 3.73% to $35.60 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. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Flowserve Corp. closed $8.79 short of its 52-week high ($44.39), which the company achieved on June 8th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Illinois Tool Works Inc.
rose 3.10% to $221.43, Parker Hannifin Corp.
rose 3.04% to $294.50, and Dover Corp.
rose 3.26% to $162.51. Trading volume (704,569) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 669,898.