Company Logo Shares of Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM, -2.77% inched 0.73% higher to $63.08 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.75% rising 0.13% to 4,297.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.86% rising 0.61% to 34,502.51. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Exxon Mobil Corp. closed $1.85 below its 52-week high ($64.93), which the company achieved on June 25th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Chevron Corp. CVX, -2.65% rose 0.94% to $104.74. Trading volume (17.9 M) remained 6.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 24.0 M.