Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207206119/composite ORLY +1.25% slipped 1.87% to $635.92 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.95% falling 1.89% to 4,397.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.60% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of losses. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. closed $74.94 short of its 52-week high ($710.86), which the company achieved on December 30th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as AutoZone Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209114484/composite AZO +2.85% rose 0.49% to $1,942.17, Genuine Parts Co. /zigman2/quotes/204247574/composite GPC +1.71% fell 0.70% to $130.58, and Advance Auto Parts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202065737/composite AAP +2.82% fell 1.39% to $226.15. Trading volume (897,269) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 391,047.