Shares of Xylem Inc.
rose 1.28% to $134.18 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. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Xylem Inc. closed $4.60 below its 52-week high ($138.78), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.10% to $562.96, IDEX Corp.
rose 1.49% to $219.13, and Graco Inc.
rose 0.60% to $76.54. Trading volume (610,070) remained 122,765 below its 50-day average volume of 732,835.