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Feb. 17, 2021, 5:33 p.m. EST

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Shares of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings LH advanced 2.78% to $242.95 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.29% to 31,613.02 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.03% to 3,931.33. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $242.31, which the company achieved on February 12th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as IDEXX Laboratories Inc. IDXX rose 0.41% to $540.35, Quest Diagnostics Inc. DGX fell 0.19% to $121.85, and Qiagen N.V. QGEN fell 0.11% to $55.15. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 691,007.

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