Shares of Xilinx Inc.
inched 0.84% higher to $136.47 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive 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. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Xilinx Inc. closed $18.46 short of its 52-week high ($154.93), which the company reached on January 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Texas Instruments Inc.
fell 5.32% to $183.91, Qualcomm Inc.
rose 0.19% to $142.44, and International Business Machines Corp.
fell 0.42% to $140.71. Trading volume (711,975) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.