Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. stock rises Friday, outperforms market

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Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. AJG, +0.37% inched 0.37% higher to $163.41 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.14% falling 0.14% to 4,697.96 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.75% falling 0.75% to 35,601.98. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. closed $5.09 below its 52-week high ($168.50), which the company reached on November 1st.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Marsh & McLennan Cos. MMC, +1.09% rose 1.09% to $169.32, Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW, +1.91% rose 1.91% to $232.80, and Brown & Brown Inc. BRO, +0.62% rose 0.62% to $64.54. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 929,472.

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