Shares of United Rentals Inc.
inched 0.67% higher to $305.34 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. United Rentals Inc. closed $49.26 short of its 52-week high ($354.60), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Fastenal Co.
fell 0.34% to $52.50, Oshkosh Corp.
rose 0.90% to $129.13, and Terex Corp.
rose 1.33% to $48.15. Trading volume (963,036) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 660,751.