Shares of Aphria Inc. APHA rose 4.05% to $14.14 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 0.10% to 14,052.34 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Aphria Inc. closed $18.15 below its 52-week high ($32.29), which the company achieved on February 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR GWPH rose 0.04% to $218.90, HEXO Corp. HEXO fell 3.16% to $5.52, and OrganiGram Holdings Inc. OGI rose 1.61% to $2.52. Trading volume (9.9 M) remained 14.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 24.0 M.