Shares of GameStop Corp. Cl A GME climbed 18.56% to $108.73 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 2.45% to 3,829.34 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.75% to 31,402.01. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. GameStop Corp. Cl A closed $374.27 short of its 52-week high ($483.00), which the company achieved on January 28th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Apple Inc. AAPL fell 3.48% to $120.99, AT&T Inc. T fell 2.55% to $28.63, and Best Buy Co. Inc. BBY fell 9.27% to $102.94. Trading volume (147.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 40.0 M.