Shares of Hess Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203832174/composite HES +0.23% rallied 5.34% to $71.39 Monday, 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 +0.75% rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Hess Corp. closed $19.70 below its 52-week high ($91.09), which the company reached on June 23rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. /zigman2/quotes/204455864/composite XOM +0.95% rose 2.58% to $55.37, Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX +0.74% rose 1.98% to $97.97, and Royal Dutch Shell PLC ADR Cl A /zigman2/quotes/205095589/composite RDS.A +1.29% rose 2.15% to $40.32. Trading volume (2.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.