Shares of Waters Corp.
rallied 1.03% to $344.94 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Waters Corp. closed $83.28 short of its 52-week high ($428.22), which the company achieved on September 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.66% to $577.35, Danaher Corp.
rose 1.54% to $300.43, and General Electric Co.
rose 0.37% to $102.74. Trading volume (249,561) remained 69,625 below its 50-day average volume of 319,186.