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United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B UPS, +2.19% 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 SPX, -0.11% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.21% 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. FDX, +0.06% rose 1.66% to $227.45, Deutsche Post AG ADR DPSGY, +1.14% fell 0.07% to $61.18, and Expeditors International of Washington Inc. EXPD, +2.37% rose 1.75% to $118.17. Trading volume (4.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.

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