Shares of Amphenol Corp. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/207999687/composite APH +0.67% inched 0.08% higher to $76.47 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.37% falling 0.16% to 4,473.75 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.43% falling 0.18% to 34,751.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Amphenol Corp. Cl A closed $0.78 below its 52-week high ($77.25), which the company reached on August 30th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as TE Connectivity Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/205324491/composite TEL +0.09% fell 0.83% to $143.79, ITT Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203522138/composite ITT +0.76% fell 1.98% to $89.02, and CommScope Holding Co. Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206734450/composite COMM +3.66% remained unchanged. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 316,391 below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.