Shares of Waters Corp.
advanced 1.19% to $312.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.53% to 4,067.36 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.19% to 32,151.71. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Waters Corp. closed $113.06 below its 52-week high ($425.34), which the company reached on September 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
rose 0.50% to $569.40, Danaher Corp.
rose 0.81% to $290.42, and General Electric Co.
rose 0.37% to $74.04. Trading volume (350,721) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 331,126.