Shares of Flowserve Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203982564/composite FLS +4.69% advanced 1.39% to $33.61 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% rising 2.47% to 4,287.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% rising 1.85% to 33,916.39. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Flowserve Corp. closed $10.78 short of its 52-week high ($44.39), which the company reached on June 8th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Illinois Tool Works Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208031922/composite ITW +4.34% rose 2.22% to $202.72, Parker Hannifin Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202924304/composite PH +5.48% rose 1.72% to $276.36, and Dover Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208444467/composite DOV +3.91% rose 1.09% to $139.49. Trading volume (846,995) remained 756,776 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.