Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. (NAS:ORLY) 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 (S&P:SPX) rising 1.42% to 4,577.10 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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. (NYS:AZO) rose 3.40% to $1,868.29, Genuine Parts Co. (NYS:GPC) rose 3.43% to $129.87, and Advance Auto Parts Inc. (NYS:AAP) rose 4.83% to $228.76. Trading volume (560,856) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 386,217.