Shares of Genuine Parts Co. /zigman2/quotes/204247574/composite GPC +2.11% inched 0.76% higher to $134.56 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 +1.45% rising 0.18% to 4,574.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.14% rising 0.04% to 35,756.88. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Genuine Parts Co. closed $2.59 below its 52-week high ($137.15), which the company achieved on October 22nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as O'Reilly Automotive Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207206119/composite ORLY +1.62% fell 0.45% to $658.35, Advance Auto Parts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202065737/composite AAP +2.14% rose 1.06% to $232.56, and LKQ Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210317139/composite LKQ +2.72% fell 2.83% to $54.99. Trading volume (711,166) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 538,688.