Shares of DaVita Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204229673/composite DVA +1.52% inched 0.20% higher to $93.01 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.12% rising 0.69% to 3,899.89 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.10% rising 0.64% to 31,019.68. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. DaVita Inc. closed $31.80 below its 52-week high ($124.81), which the company reached on April 20th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co. KGaA ADR /zigman2/quotes/210057637/composite FMS +2.50% fell 1.02% to $16.50, Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings /zigman2/quotes/203174601/composite LH -0.08% fell 0.20% to $223.55, and Universal Health Services Inc. Cl B /zigman2/quotes/208539347/composite UHS -0.65% fell 0.22% to $98.76. Trading volume (556,537) remained 202,132 below its 50-day average volume of 758,669.