Tools and Appliances companies shares up at the close of trading

Shares of some top tools and appliances companies were up at the close of trading:

General Electric Co. rose $.24 or 1.0 percent, to $25.18.

Snap-On rose $2.07 or 1.4 percent, to $149.87.

Stanley Works rose $1.03 or 1.1 percent, to $96.64.

Whirlpool Corp. rose $.64 or .3 percent, to $201.02.