Shares of Autodesk Inc.
advanced 2.02% to $289.17 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. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Autodesk Inc. closed $55.22 short of its 52-week high ($344.39), which the company achieved on August 24th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc.
rose 2.02% to $143.76, Adobe Inc.
rose 2.77% to $607.51, and Synopsys Inc.
rose 2.88% to $304.83. Trading volume (796,761) remained 626,097 below its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.