Shares of HollyFrontier Corp. inched 0.25% higher to $35.68 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.51% falling 1.30% to 4,204.31 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.71% falling 0.69% to 32,944.19. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. HollyFrontier Corp. closed $6.06 short of its 52-week high ($41.74), which the company reached on March 12th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Chevron Corp. /zigman2/quotes/205871374/composite CVX -0.76% rose 0.05% to $170.90, Phillips 66 /zigman2/quotes/207448059/composite PSX +0.11% fell 0.54% to $80.77, and Marathon Petroleum Corp. /zigman2/quotes/209634297/composite MPC +0.64% rose 0.74% to $78.51. Trading volume (4.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.5 M.