Eastman Chemical Co. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Eastman Chemical Co.

inched 0.33% higher to $78.71 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index

falling 0.22% to 4,443.95 and Dow Jones Industrial Average

falling 0.31% to 34,517.73.

The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak.

Eastman Chemical Co. closed $13.50 below its 52-week high ($92.21), which the company achieved on February 2nd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp.

fell 0.26% to $117.33.

Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 883,529.

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