Shares of Corning Inc. GLW inched 0.69% higher to $37.68 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.74% to 3,915.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.76% to 31,385.76. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Corning Inc. closed $1.16 short of its 52-week high ($38.84), which the company achieved on January 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO rose 0.65% to $495.76, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.98% to $180.76, and TE Connectivity Ltd. TEL rose 1.51% to $129.99. Trading volume (2.3 M) remained 1.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.0 M.