Shares of Linde PLC LIN, +1.75% rallied 1.75% to $300.99 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.30% rising 0.30% to 4,363.80 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.00% falling 0.00% to 34,377.81. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Linde PLC closed $16.04 short of its 52-week high ($317.03), which the company reached on September 7th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Air Products & Chemicals Inc. APD, +2.21% rose 2.21% to $278.42, DuPont de Nemours Inc. DD, +0.64% rose 0.64% to $69.66, and Dow Inc. DOW, -1.44% fell 1.44% to $56.91. Trading volume (1.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.