Virgin Galactic stock on track for record high


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Shares of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. SPCE, +21.58% are poised to hit a record closing high Tuesday, rallying more than 17% and on pace for their largest one-day percent increase in a little over a week. The stock also stretched their winning run to a sixth straight session, up 40% in the period. Virgin Galactic stock has gained 77% in the past 12 months, compared with gains around 17% for the S&P 500 index. SPX, +0.08%

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Claudia Assis is a San Francisco-based reporter for MarketWatch. Follow her on Twitter @ClaudiaAssisMW.