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Williams Cos. stock rises Thursday, still underperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Williams Cos. WMB, +0.74% 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 SPX, -0.10% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.36% 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. ENB, +0.39% rose 1.00% to $42.53 and Enterprise Products Partners L.P. EPD, +1.26% 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.

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