Shares of United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B
inched 0.99% higher to $214.31 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. United Parcel Service Inc. Cl B hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $213.38, which the company reached on May 3rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as FedEx Corp.
fell 0.09% to $304.28, Deutsche Post AG ADR
fell 1.64% to $59.16, and Expeditors International of Washington Inc.
rose 0.65% to $113.82. Trading volume (5.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.7 M.