Shares of Texas Instruments Inc.
advanced 1.22% to $197.50 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable 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. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Texas Instruments Inc. closed $0.08 below its 52-week high ($197.58), which the company achieved on April 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as NVIDIA Corp.
rose 0.45% to $223.41, Intel Corp.
rose 1.10% to $55.12, and Qualcomm Inc.
fell 2.05% to $138.24. Trading volume (4.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.5 M.