Shares of BlackBerry Ltd. BB rose 4.59% to $10.26 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive 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. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. BlackBerry Ltd. closed $18.51 short of its 52-week high ($28.77), which the company achieved on January 27th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as CrowdStrike Holdings Inc. Cl A CRWD rose 2.06% to $276.01, VMware Inc. VMW rose 2.35% to $152.36, and Citrix Systems Inc. CTXS rose 1.65% to $95.71. Trading volume (14.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 9.3 M.