Shares of Target Corp.
inched 0.78% higher to $244.14 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Target Corp. closed $22.92 short of its 52-week high ($267.06), which the company reached on August 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Walmart Inc.
rose 0.17% to $144.55, Costco Wholesale Corp.
rose 0.51% to $460.73, and Dollar General Corp.
rose 0.31% to $216.97. Trading volume (2.0 M) remained 966,819 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.