Dow Inc. stock rises Friday, still underperforms market

Shares of Dow Inc. DOW rallied 1.33% to $49.55 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.92% to 3,863.16 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 2.15% to 31,288.26. The stock’s rise snapped a five-day losing streak. Dow Inc. closed $22.31 short of its 52-week high ($71.86), which the company reached on April 21st.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Linde PLC LIN rose 2.96% to $276.98, Air…