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LKQ Corp. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of LKQ Corp. LKQ, +0.69% 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 SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% 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. ORLY, +0.97% rose 2.09% to $625.13, Copart Inc. CPRT, +0.91% rose 3.55% to $144.78, and Genuine Parts Co. GPC, +1.46% rose 2.55% to $127.34. Trading volume (2.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.5 M.

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