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Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. ODFL, +1.67% advanced 3.80% to $295.58 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. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. closed $8.64 short of its 52-week high ($304.22), which the company reached on September 3rd.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as FedEx Corp. FDX, +0.86% rose 1.66% to $227.45, J.B. Hunt Transport Services Inc. JBHT, +1.97% rose 2.26% to $175.24, and Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. Cl A KNX, +7.03% rose 2.36% to $48.55. Trading volume (539,830) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 510,866.

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