Shares of Williams Cos.
advanced 1.52% to $29.37 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. Williams Cos. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $29.02, which the company reached on October 12th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Enbridge Inc.
rose 1.00% to $42.53 and Enterprise Products Partners L.P.
rose 0.33% to $24.10. Trading volume (6.5 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 8.0 M.