Shares of Copart Inc. /zigman2/quotes/200378896/composite CPRT +1.82% sank 0.90% to $155.76 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.16% rising 0.34% to 4,704.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.60% falling 0.17% to 35,870.95. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Copart Inc. closed $5.36 short of its 52-week high ($161.12), which the company reached on November 16th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as CarMax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204412041/composite KMX +0.85% fell 0.86% to $146.04, Lithia Motors Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202974783/composite LAD +1.29% rose 1.33% to $303.42, and AutoNation Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208363778/composite AN +2.25% rose 2.64% to $120.86. Trading volume (931,102) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 841,671.