Shares of Booking Holdings Inc. BKNG rallied 1.25% to $2,078.42 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.18% to 3,669.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.20% to 29,883.79. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Booking Holdings Inc. closed $49.60 short of its 52-week high ($2,128.02), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Trip.com Group Ltd. ADR TCOM fell 3.66% to $33.15, Expedia Group Inc. EXPE rose 1.31% to $127.87, and TripAdvisor Inc. TRIP rose 3.73% to $28.62. Trading volume (247,731) remained 130,660 below its 50-day average volume of 378,391.