Shares of Rockwell Automation Inc.
advanced 3.51% to $343.66 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.42% to 4,577.10 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.82% to 34,639.79. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Rockwell Automation Inc. closed $9.77 below its 52-week high ($353.43), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Emerson Electric Co.
rose 4.14% to $90.38. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 501,981.