Shares of Tractor Supply Co.
inched 0.80% higher to $194.38 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Tractor Supply Co. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $193.50, which the company achieved on May 3rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Amazon.com Inc.
fell 2.20% to $3,311.87, Home Depot Inc.
rose 0.76% to $332.77, and Lowe's Cos.
rose 0.55% to $200.30. Trading volume (1.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.