Company Logo Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM, +2.63% inched 0.95% higher to $65.02 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.17% rising 0.37% to 4,697.53 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.55% rising 0.56% to 36,327.95. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Exxon Mobil Corp. closed $1.06 short of its 52-week high ($66.08), which the company reached on November 1st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Chevron Corp. CVX, +2.10% rose 1.08% to $114.74. Trading volume (18.6 M) remained 2.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 21.2 M.