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Feb. 23, 2021, 5:32 p.m. EST

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings LH rose 1.35% to $247.15 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.13% to 3,881.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.05% to 31,537.35. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings closed $5.30 below its 52-week high ($252.45), which the company reached on February 17th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as IDEXX Laboratories Inc. IDXX fell 2.18% to $525.22, Quest Diagnostics Inc. DGX rose 1.10% to $117.49, and Qiagen N.V. QGEN fell 2.46% to $53.44. Trading volume (1.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 711,133.

Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.

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