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Hess Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Hess Corp. HES inched 0.78% higher to $89.94 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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. Hess Corp. closed $2.85 short of its 52-week high ($92.79), which the company achieved on October 12th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM rose 1.52% to $62.00, Chevron Corp. CVX rose 0.95% to $108.81, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A RDS rose 1.31% to $48.09. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 702,310 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.

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