Shares of Stanley Black & Decker Inc.
rose 3.58% to $179.50 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Stanley Black & Decker Inc. closed $45.50 short of its 52-week high ($225.00), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as 3M Co.
rose 1.78% to $180.32, Illinois Tool Works Inc.
rose 3.10% to $221.43, and General Electric Co.
rose 0.37% to $102.74. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 939,187.