Shares of Flowserve Corp. (NYS:FLS) advanced 2.23% to $31.68 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.31% to 4,121.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.05% to 32,915.78. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Flowserve Corp. closed $12.71 short of its 52-week high ($44.39), which the company achieved on June 8th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYS:ITW) rose 0.16% to $208.17, Parker Hannifin Corp. (NYS:PH) rose 0.35% to $277.80, and Dover Corp. (NYS:DOV) fell 0.18% to $133.19. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 46,003 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.