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Schlumberger Ltd. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Schlumberger Ltd. SLB, +0.58% advanced 2.32% to $33.52 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. Schlumberger Ltd. closed $3.35 short of its 52-week high ($36.87), which the company reached on June 4th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Baker Hughes Co. BKR, -5.66% rose 2.21% to $26.83, Halliburton Co. HAL, +1.38% rose 1.27% to $24.80, and NOV Inc. NOV, +0.98% rose 1.39% to $14.62. Trading volume (8.6 M) remained 2.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 10.6 M.

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