Marsh & McLennan Cos. stock outperforms market on strong trading day
Shares of Marsh & McLennan Cos.
rallied 2.47% to $145.90 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Marsh & McLennan Cos. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $144.09, which the company reached on July 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Prudential PLC
fell 0.12% to $18.88, Willis Towers Watson PLC
rose 0.77% to $226.34, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
rose 0.89% to $142.11. Trading volume (3.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.
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