Shares of McKesson Corp. MCK rose 1.91% to $203.06 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. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. McKesson Corp. closed $6.94 below its 52-week high ($210.00), which the company achieved on August 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Cerner Corp. CERN rose 1.44% to $71.72, AmerisourceBergen Corp. ABC rose 1.07% to $120.11, and Cardinal Health Inc. CAH rose 1.86% to $48.63. Trading volume (457,749) remained 330,715 below its 50-day average volume of 788,464.