Shares of United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B
rose 4.00% to $191.42 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. United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B closed $28.17 below its 52-week high ($219.59), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as FedEx Corp.
rose 1.66% to $227.45, Deutsche Post AG ADR
fell 0.07% to $61.18, and Expeditors International of Washington Inc.
rose 1.75% to $118.17. Trading volume (4.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.