Shares of O'Reilly Automotive Inc. ORLY inched 0.91% higher to $444.02 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.79% to 3,672.82 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.35% to 30,068.81. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. O'Reilly Automotive Inc. closed $43.93 below its 52-week high ($487.95), which the company reached on July 30th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as AutoZone Inc. AZO rose 3.71% to $1,136.67, Genuine Parts Co. GPC rose 1.35% to $97.95, and Advance Auto Parts Inc. AAP rose 3.38% to $157.95. Trading volume (851,091) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 471,196.