Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. ORLY inched 0.45% higher to $446.00 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.13% to 3,668.10 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.23% to 29,999.26. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. closed $41.95 short of its 52-week high ($487.95), which the company achieved on July 30th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as AutoZone Inc. AZO rose 0.10% to $1,137.85, Genuine Parts Co. GPC fell 0.93% to $97.04, and Advance Auto Parts Inc. AAP rose 0.17% to $158.22. Trading volume (654,469) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 478,313.