Shares of APA Corp.
rose 6.54% to $26.22 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. APA Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $25.33, which the company reached on October 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Chevron Corp.
rose 0.95% to $108.81, ConocoPhillips
rose 0.85% to $73.85, and EOG Resources Inc.
rose 0.64% to $90.57. Trading volume (11.6 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 9.3 M.