Shares of Rollins Inc.
rallied 1.69% to $37.20 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. Rollins Inc. closed $5.80 below its 52-week high ($43.00), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Ecolab Inc.
rose 2.85% to $219.35, Cintas Corp.
rose 2.74% to $416.42, and Rentokil Initial PLC ADR
rose 0.77% to $41.62. Trading volume (813,405) remained 287,566 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.