Shares of Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A TSN inched 0.49% higher to $79.70 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Tyson Foods Inc. Cl A closed $2.75 below its 52-week high ($82.45), which the company achieved on August 13th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Hormel Foods Corp. HRL rose 1.23% to $42.88, Pilgrim's Pride Corp. PPC rose 0.62% to $29.15, and Seaboard Corp. SEB fell 2.35% to $4,179.02. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 675,230 below its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.