Shares of LKQ Corp. /zigman2/quotes/210317139/composite LKQ -2.26% rose 2.39% to $57.42 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.84% rising 1.42% to 4,577.10 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.51% rising 1.82% to 34,639.79. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. LKQ Corp. closed $2.63 below its 52-week high ($60.05), which the company achieved on November 18th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as O'Reilly Automotive Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207206119/composite ORLY -1.94% rose 3.24% to $657.35, Copart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200378896/composite CPRT -2.76% rose 3.15% to $147.01, and Genuine Parts Co. /zigman2/quotes/204247574/composite GPC -1.12% rose 3.43% to $129.87. Trading volume (1.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.