Shares of Target Corp.
inched 0.55% higher to $232.94 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Target Corp. closed $3.86 short of its 52-week high ($236.80), which the company achieved on June 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Walmart Inc.
rose 0.62% to $140.75, Costco Wholesale Corp.
fell 0.31% to $381.83, and Dollar General Corp.
rose 1.39% to $209.31. Trading volume (2.5 M) remained 690,685 below its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.