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Waters Corp. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Waters Corp. WAT, +1.86% 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 SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% 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. TMO, +2.28% rose 0.66% to $577.35, Danaher Corp. DHR, +2.06% rose 1.54% to $300.43, and General Electric Co. GE, +1.21% rose 0.37% to $102.74. Trading volume (249,561) remained 69,625 below its 50-day average volume of 319,186.

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