Shares from Abbott Laboratories
rose 1.10% to $ 128.23 on Friday on what turned out to be an all-round favorable trading session for the stock market with the S&P 500 index
rising 0.47% to 3,934.83 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
increasing 0.09% to 31,458.40. This was the share’s sixth consecutive gain day. Abbott Laboratories hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous high of $ 126.87 reached by the company on February 11th.
The stock showed a mixed performance compared to some of its competitors on Friday like Johnson & Johnson
rose 0.31% to $ 166.58, Roche Holding AG share. Cert.
rose 2.40% to $ 352.85, and Pfizer Inc.
rose 0.84% to $ 34.72. Trading volume (3.7 million) remained 1.4 million below the average 50-day volume of 5.1 million.