Shares of NVIDIA Corp.
rallied 3.85% to $217.46 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 second consecutive day of gains. NVIDIA Corp. closed $12.97 short of its 52-week high ($230.43), which the company achieved on August 30th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp.
rose 2.17% to $302.75, Intel Corp.
rose 3.14% to $53.90, and Texas Instruments Inc.
rose 2.88% to $192.49. Trading volume (24.0 M) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 25.5 M.