Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207206119/composite ORLY +0.34% rose 2.92% to $663.25 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.17% rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.87% falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $648.44, which the company achieved on October 20th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as AutoZone Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209114484/composite AZO +0.91% rose 2.18% to $1,807.68, Genuine Parts Co. /zigman2/quotes/204247574/composite GPC +2.15% rose 3.75% to $134.51, and Advance Auto Parts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202065737/composite AAP +1.39% rose 3.11% to $233.71. Trading volume (321,696) remained 72,271 below its 50-day average volume of 393,967.