Shares of Waters Corp.
inched 0.09% higher to $409.84 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Waters Corp. closed $18.38 short of its 52-week high ($428.22), which the company achieved on September 8th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.10% to $562.96, Danaher Corp.
rose 0.36% to $325.26, and General Electric Co.
rose 1.77% to $102.16. Trading volume (322,108) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 291,556.