Shares of Copart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200378896/composite CPRT -1.33% rallied 1.64% to $159.10 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.08% rising 0.39% to 4,700.90 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.56% rising 0.15% to 36,142.22. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Copart Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $158.47, which the company reached on November 15th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as CarMax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204412041/composite KMX -3.46% fell 1.08% to $148.01, Lithia Motors Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202974783/composite LAD +0.91% rose 2.71% to $334.19, and AutoNation Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208363778/composite AN -1.53% rose 1.46% to $130.90. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 850,211.