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Feb. 19, 2021, 5:33 p.m. EST

Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings LH rose 1.47% to $246.38 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.00% to 31,494.32 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.19% to 3,906.71. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings closed $6.07 below its 52-week high ($252.45), which the company reached on February 17th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as IDEXX Laboratories Inc. IDXX fell 1.39% to $544.13, Quest Diagnostics Inc. DGX fell 2.15% to $119.23, and Qiagen N.V. QGEN fell 0.57% to $55.35. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 696,650.

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