Shares of Dollar Tree Inc. DLTR advanced 1.30% to $98.64 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 three-day losing streak. Dollar Tree Inc. closed $21.73 short of its 52-week high ($120.37), which the company achieved on April 6th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Target Corp. TGT rose 2.26% to $242.09, Dollar General Corp. DG rose 1.62% to $212.80, and Wal-Mart de Mexico S.A.B. de C.V. ADR WMMVY rose 0.20% to $35.07. Trading volume (2.1 M) remained 2.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.