Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings LH,
rose 0.17% to $ 252.30 on Wednesday, which turned out to be an overwhelmingly positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 SPX index.
an increase of 0.15% to 4079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
an increase of 0.05% to 33,446.26. The rally in stocks interrupted a three-day losing streak. Laboratory Corp. of America Holdings closed $ 6.99 below its 52-week high ($ 259.29), which the company reached on March 31.
The stock showed mixed performance compared to some of its competitors on Wednesday, such as IDEXX Laboratories Inc. IDXX,
fell 0.74% to $ 489.27, Quest Diagnostics Inc. DGX,
fell 0.44% to $ 127.74, and Qiagen NV QGEN,
rose 1.58% to $ 50.76. Trading volume (423,946) remained 320,065 below the 50-day average of 744,011.