Shares of Stanley Black & Decker Inc. /zigman2/quotes/206369278/composite SWK -1.42% inched 0.11% higher to $189.70 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.23% to 4,701.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% falling 0.03% to 35,804.38. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Stanley Black & Decker Inc. closed $35.30 short of its 52-week high ($225.00), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as 3M Co. /zigman2/quotes/205029460/composite MMM -1.26% fell 1.02% to $177.63, Illinois Tool Works Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208031922/composite ITW -1.28% fell 0.94% to $241.76, and General Electric Co. /zigman2/quotes/208495069/composite GE +0.68% rose 0.15% to $102.23. Trading volume (839,871) remained 263,866 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.