Shares of Williams Cos.
rose 4.24% to $25.80 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. Williams Cos. closed $2.55 below its 52-week high ($28.35), which the company achieved on June 7th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Enbridge Inc.
rose 1.18% to $40.27 and Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
rose 0.22% to $22.29. Trading volume (13.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 6.6 M.