Shares of Cerner Corp. CERN inched 0.76% higher to $75.89 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.93% to 4,173.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.93% to 34,137.31. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Cerner Corp. closed $8.31 short of its 52-week high ($84.20), which the company achieved on January 28th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as 3M Co. MMM rose 1.30% to $200.88, General Electric Co. GE rose 2.22% to $13.35, and McKesson Corp. MCK rose 0.78% to $196.04. Trading volume (1.9 M) remained 908,432 below its 50-day average volume of 2.8 M.