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Shares of Waste Management Inc. (WM) inched 0.75% higher to $166.38 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.14% to 4,793.06 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.25% to 36,488.63. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Waste Management Inc. closed $1.66 short of its 52-week high ($168.04), which the company reached on November 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Republic Services Inc. (RSG) rose 0.72% to $139.41, Waste Connections Inc. (WCN.T) rose 0.95% to $136.15, and Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR fell 0.41% to $36.69. Trading volume (773,119) remained 890,550 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled December 29, 2021.
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December 29, 2021 17:31 ET (22:31 GMT)
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