Shares of Corning Inc. GLW inched 0.03% higher to $36.34 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.10% to 3,830.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.12% to 30,723.60. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Corning Inc. closed $2.50 below its 52-week high ($38.84), which the company reached on January 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. TMO fell 3.53% to $500.22, 3M Co. MMM rose 0.26% to $175.48, and TE Connectivity Ltd. TEL rose 3.62% to $128.69. Trading volume (3.9 M) remained 176,087 below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.