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Shares of Waste Management Inc. (WM) inched 0.71% higher to $166.90 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index falling 0.26% to 4,766.18 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.16% to 36,338.30. Waste Management Inc. closed $1.14 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 Friday, as Republic Services Inc. (RSG) rose 0.96% to $139.45, Waste Connections Inc. (WCN.T) rose 0.50% to $136.27, and Veolia Environnement S.A. ADR rose 1.29% to $36.80. Trading volume (844,496) remained 782,937 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled December 31, 2021.
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December 31, 2021 17:31 ET (22:31 GMT)
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