Shares of Advance Auto Parts Inc. AAP advanced 2.16% to $214.86 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Advance Auto Parts Inc. closed $5.26 short of its 52-week high ($220.12), which the company reached on September 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as O'Reilly Automotive Inc. ORLY rose 2.09% to $625.13, AutoZone Inc. AZO rose 2.05% to $1,717.55, and Genuine Parts Co. GPC rose 2.55% to $127.34. Trading volume (370,732) remained 214,834 below its 50-day average volume of 585,566.