Medtronic PLC stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Medtronic PLC

rose 1.80% to $81.40 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index

rising 0.67% to 4,487.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average

rising 0.25% to 34,663.72.

This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains.

Medtronic PLC closed $10.99 short of its 52-week high ($92.39), which the company achieved on September 12th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Johnson & Johnson

rose 1.31% to $162.66, Danaher Corp.

rose 0.73% to $250.17, and Abbott Laboratories

rose 1.71% to $102.45.

Trading volume (4.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.6 M.

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