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.