Shares of Costco Wholesale Corp.
rose 1.20% to $450.66 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Costco Wholesale Corp. closed $19.83 short of its 52-week high ($470.49), which the company achieved on September 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Walmart Inc.
rose 1.08% to $139.87, Target Corp.
rose 2.26% to $242.09, and Dollar General Corp.
rose 1.62% to $212.80. Trading volume (1.4 M) remained 284,125 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.