Shares of TJX Cos.
slipped 0.31% to $67.27 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. TJX Cos. closed $7.38 short of its 52-week high ($74.65), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Target Corp.
rose 0.37% to $257.01, Ross Stores Inc.
fell 0.37% to $121.20, and Gap Inc.
fell 1.53% to $29.02. Trading volume (2.9 M) remained 4.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.8 M.