Shares of Northern Trust Corp.
rose 3.61% to $120.04 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. Northern Trust Corp. closed $3.06 below its 52-week high ($123.10), which the company achieved on June 1st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 1.53% to $163.47, Wells Fargo & Co.
fell 1.61% to $45.31, and Capital One Financial Corp.
rose 2.41% to $166.01. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 682,218.