Shares of AutoZone Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209114484/composite AZO +2.03% rose 1.39% to $1,832.89 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.15% rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.51% falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. This was the stock's ninth consecutive day of gains. AutoZone Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $1,815.57, which the company reached on October 21st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as O'Reilly Automotive Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207206119/composite ORLY +1.69% rose 0.05% to $663.57, Advance Auto Parts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202065737/composite AAP +1.87% fell 0.74% to $231.97, and Monro Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209907008/composite MNRO +2.59% fell 1.31% to $58.73. Trading volume (175,013) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 170,765.