Shares of Starbucks Corp.
advanced 1.00% to $111.87 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. Starbucks Corp. closed $14.45 below its 52-week high ($126.32), which the company reached on July 23rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as PepsiCo Inc.
rose 0.80% to $159.26, McDonald's Corp.
rose 0.78% to $244.55, and Yum! Brands Inc.
rose 1.24% to $125.05. Trading volume (5.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.