Shares of Pioneer Natural Resources Co. PXD advanced 1.49% to $159.57 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.68% to 4,211.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.71% to 34,060.36. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Pioneer Natural Resources Co. closed $9.92 short of its 52-week high ($169.49), which the company reached on March 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as EOG Resources Inc. EOG rose 1.27% to $75.93, Concho Resources Inc. CXO fell 6.02% to $65.60, and APA Corp. APA rose 0.93% to $20.68. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 802,089 below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.