Shares of Union Pacific Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209717171/composite UNP -0.33% inched 0.75% higher to $242.95 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.12% rising 0.84% to 4,521.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.09% rising 1.06% to 35,462.78. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Union Pacific Corp. closed $13.16 below its 52-week high ($256.11), which the company reached on January 7th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Canadian National Railway Co. /zigman2/quotes/208205632/composite CNI +0.18% rose 1.29% to $122.72, CSX Corp. /zigman2/quotes/208536759/composite CSX -0.88% rose 1.37% to $34.11, and Norfolk Southern Corp. /zigman2/quotes/200877725/composite NSC -0.51% rose 2.26% to $270.02. Trading volume (3.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.