Shares of Waste Management Inc.
inched 0.68% higher to $155.63 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. Waste Management Inc. closed $1.11 below its 52-week high ($156.74), which the company achieved on September 13th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Republic Services Inc.
rose 0.26% to $125.28, Waste Connections Inc.
rose 0.12% to $130.38, and Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR
rose 0.64% to $34.45. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 201,769 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.