Shares of Waters Corp.
advanced 1.75% to $377.17 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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. Waters Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $373.63, which the company achieved on July 21st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 1.99% to $524.50, Danaher Corp.
rose 3.27% to $288.96, and General Electric Co.
fell 2.91% to $12.70. Trading volume (284,831) remained 144,958 below its 50-day average volume of 429,789.