Shares of Zions Bancorp N.A. ZION advanced 4.82% to $56.78 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.14% to 3,925.43 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.35% to 31,961.86. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Zions Bancorp N.A. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $54.37, which the company reached on February 23rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as U.S. Bancorp USB rose 2.33% to $52.81, Western Alliance Bancorp. WAL rose 4.33% to $97.61, and Glacier Bancorp Inc. GBCI rose 2.58% to $55.60. Trading volume (1.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.