Marsh & McLennan Cos. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Marsh & McLennan Cos. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Marsh & McLennan Cos. MMC, +2.47% 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 SPX, +0.20% rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.07% 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 PUKPF, -0.12% fell 0.12% to $18.88, Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW, +0.77% rose 0.77% to $226.34, and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. AJG, +0.89% rose 0.89% to $142.11. Trading volume (3.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M. Editor's Note: This story was auto-generated by Automated Insights, an automation technology provider, using data from Dow Jones and FactSet. See our market data terms of use.
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