Shares of IDEX Corp.
advanced 3.77% to $213.28 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive 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. IDEX Corp. closed $22.48 short of its 52-week high ($235.76), which the company achieved on April 28th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Roper Technologies Inc.
rose 1.39% to $462.79, Parker Hannifin Corp.
rose 3.04% to $294.50, and Dover Corp.
rose 3.26% to $162.51. Trading volume (219,003) remained 95,972 below its 50-day average volume of 314,975.