Shares of Rockwell Automation Inc.
inched 0.53% higher to $345.47 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.84% to 4,538.43 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.17% to 34,580.08. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Rockwell Automation Inc. closed $7.96 below its 52-week high ($353.43), which the company achieved on November 22nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Emerson Electric Co.
fell 0.11% to $90.28. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 525,285.