Shares of HollyFrontier Corp. slid 2.10% to $29.85 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 1.50% to 4,288.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.28% to 33,223.83. This was the stock's eighth consecutive day of losses. HollyFrontier Corp. closed $12.54 below its 52-week high ($42.39), which the company reached on March 11th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Chevron Corp. (NYS:CVX) fell 0.52% to $134.85, Phillips 66 (NYS:PSX) fell 0.60% to $83.48, and Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYS:MPC) fell 1.66% to $74.46. Trading volume (4.3 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.