Shares of United Rentals Inc. URI rose 1.29% to $219.80 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.68% to 3,557.54 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.75% to 29,263.48. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. United Rentals Inc. closed $1.01 below its 52-week high ($220.81), which the company reached on November 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Fastenal Co. FAST fell 1.42% to $47.30, Oshkosh Corp. OSK rose 0.45% to $80.55, and Terex Corp. TEX fell 0.75% to $30.37. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 890,624.