Shares of Corning Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200045496/composite GLW +1.08% inched 0.31% higher to $38.95 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.43% rising 0.23% to 4,468.73 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.46% rising 0.76% to 34,869.63. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Corning Inc. closed $7.87 short of its 52-week high ($46.82), which the company achieved on April 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201150432/composite TMO +1.56% fell 2.24% to $559.13, 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM +0.35% rose 0.37% to $185.23, and TE Connectivity Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/205324491/composite TEL +0.24% rose 0.65% to $146.34. Trading volume (3.7 M) remained 14,399 below its 50-day average volume of 3.7 M.