Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207206119/composite ORLY +1.47% rose 3.24% to $657.35 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.65% rising 1.42% to 4,577.10 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.20% rising 1.82% to 34,639.79. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. closed $11.74 short of its 52-week high ($669.09), which the company reached on October 22nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as AutoZone Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209114484/composite AZO +1.26% rose 3.40% to $1,868.29, Genuine Parts Co. /zigman2/quotes/204247574/composite GPC -0.97% rose 3.43% to $129.87, and Advance Auto Parts Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202065737/composite AAP +0.47% rose 4.83% to $228.76. Trading volume (560,856) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 386,217.