Shares of Roper Technologies Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204270015/composite ROP -0.03% inched 0.24% higher to $430.85 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.02% falling 0.08% to 4,151.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.15% falling 0.26% to 32,726.82. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Roper Technologies Inc. closed $74.15 short of its 52-week high ($505.00), which the company achieved on October 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO -1.04% rose 0.34% to $590.00, Danaher Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210555154/composite DHR -1.50% rose 0.15% to $288.95, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE -1.81% fell 1.43% to $73.67. Trading volume (332,408) remained 263,384 below its 50-day average volume of 595,792.