Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. ORLY advanced 2.09% to $625.13 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive 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. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. closed $4.27 below its 52-week high ($629.40), which the company achieved on September 23rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as AutoZone Inc. AZO rose 2.05% to $1,717.55, Genuine Parts Co. GPC rose 2.55% to $127.34, and Advance Auto Parts Inc. AAP rose 2.16% to $214.86. Trading volume (288,579) remained 108,272 below its 50-day average volume of 396,851.