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Pentair PLC stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Pentair PLC PNR, +1.35% rose 3.34% to $72.15 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a six-day losing streak. Pentair PLC closed $8.25 short of its 52-week high ($80.40), which the company reached on August 16th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Dover Corp. DOV, +0.56% rose 3.26% to $162.51, Xylem Inc. XYL, +0.84% rose 2.86% to $123.37, and IDEX Corp. IEX, +0.85% rose 3.77% to $213.28. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 120,656 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.

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