Align Technology Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day – MarketWatch

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Shares of Align Technology Inc. ALGN, -0.08% advanced 5.86% to $628.72 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.13% rising 1.78% to 4,649.23 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% rising 1.60% to 35,492.70. Align Technology Inc. closed $108.73 short of its 52-week high ($737.45), which the company reached on September 23rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Danaher Corp. DHR, +0.94% fell 0.12% to $313.92, 3M Co. MMM, -0.16% rose 0.16% to $172.92, and Dentsply Sirona Inc. XRAY, +0.57% rose 0.72% to $52.97. Trading volume (544,784) remained 122,132 below its 50-day average volume of 666,916.
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U.S. stock indexes finished sharply higher Tuesday, halting a three-session slide, with optimism aided by the Biden administration's plan to fight rising COVID-19 cases driven by the omicron variant.

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