Shares of Textron Inc.
rose 2.28% to $73.17 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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 third consecutive day of gains. Textron Inc. closed $1.63 below its 52-week high ($74.80), which the company reached on August 13th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Lockheed Martin Corp.
rose 0.09% to $362.07, Boeing Co.
fell 1.96% to $217.44, and Airbus SE ADR
rose 0.15% to $32.75. Trading volume (805,787) remained 288,554 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.