Shares of Aphria Inc. APHA rallied 4.32% to $18.37 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 1.54% to 13,246.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.26% to 32,981.55. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Aphria Inc. closed $13.92 short of its 52-week high ($32.29), which the company reached on February 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as GW Pharmaceuticals PLC ADR GWPH fell 0.34% to $216.90, HEXO Corp. HEXO rose 0.15% to $6.48, and OrganiGram Holdings Inc. OGI rose 1.76% to $3.47. Trading volume (15.5 M) remained 9.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 25.2 M.