Shares of A.O. Smith Corp. (NYS:AOS) rose 1.83% to $70.20 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.52% to 4,323.06 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.62% to 34,511.99. The stock's rise snapped a five-day losing streak. A.O. Smith Corp. closed $2.85 short of its 52-week high ($73.05), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Lennox International Inc. (NYS:LII) rose 2.67% to $325.62, BWX Technologies Inc. (NYS:BWXT) rose 4.91% to $58.07, and Regal Beloit Corp. rose 2.23% to $129.92. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 984,943.