Shares of LKQ Corp.
rose 1.83% to $54.59 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 third consecutive day of gains. LKQ Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $53.77, which the company reached on October 13th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as O'Reilly Automotive Inc.
rose 2.09% to $625.13, Copart Inc.
rose 3.55% to $144.78, and Genuine Parts Co.
rose 2.55% to $127.34. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.