Shares of Waste Management Inc.
inched 0.09% higher to $144.98 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. Waste Management Inc. closed $1.94 short of its 52-week high ($146.92), which the company reached on July 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Republic Services Inc.
rose 0.12% to $115.02, Waste Connections Inc.
fell 0.05% to $124.12, and Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR
rose 0.13% to $30.73. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 211,744 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.