Shares of United Rentals Inc.
advanced 3.11% to $341.60 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. United Rentals Inc. closed $22.70 below its 52-week high ($364.30), which the company reached on August 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Fastenal Co.
rose 1.36% to $53.76, Oshkosh Corp.
rose 4.47% to $109.83, and Terex Corp.
rose 3.93% to $45.26. Trading volume (479,293) remained 130,088 below its 50-day average volume of 609,381.