Shares of Linde PLC /zigman2/quotes/207314668/composite LIN -0.07% inched 0.91% higher to $304.96 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.16% falling 0.08% to 4,354.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.10% falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Linde PLC closed $12.07 below its 52-week high ($317.03), which the company reached on September 7th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Air Products & Chemicals Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201523430/composite APD +0.28% fell 0.31% to $257.39, DuPont de Nemours Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203606582/composite DD +0.19% fell 0.85% to $67.35, and Dow Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203121064/composite DOW +0.22% fell 1.16% to $55.53. Trading volume (1.2 M) remained 138,414 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.