Shares of Steris PLC
rallied 1.65% to $190.84 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.52% to 3,909.52 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.62% to 32,619.48. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Steris PLC closed $13.07 short of its 52-week high ($203.91), which the company achieved on January 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
fell 0.69% to $442.29, Medtronic PLC
rose 1.04% to $116.58, and Danaher Corp.
fell 0.26% to $218.69. Trading volume (629,794) remained 12,075 below its 50-day average volume of 641,869.