Shares of Corning Inc. GLW inched 0.57% higher to $45.67 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.82% to 4,201.62 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.93% to 34,548.53. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Corning Inc. closed $1.15 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 Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO rose 0.51% to $470.14, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.48% to $202.41, and TE Connectivity Ltd. TEL rose 0.76% to $135.74. Trading volume (3.7 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.