Shares of Cerner Corp. CERN advanced 1.86% to $77.92 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.85% to 4,127.83 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.78% to 34,060.66. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Cerner Corp. closed $6.28 below its 52-week high ($84.20), which the company reached on January 28th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as 3M Co. MMM fell 1.01% to $203.03, General Electric Co. GE fell 1.37% to $12.97, and McKesson Corp. MCK fell 1.04% to $197.29. Trading volume (3.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.6 M.