Shares of Ross Stores Inc.
rose 1.41% to $108.14 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. Ross Stores Inc. closed $26.08 below its 52-week high ($134.22), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as TJX Cos.
rose 1.01% to $64.14, Gap Inc.
rose 0.89% to $22.74, and Overstock.com Inc.
rose 3.51% to $76.40. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 392,231 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.