Shares of Tesla Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203558040/composite TSLA -4.35% rose 3.02% to $843.03 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -1.83% rising 0.50% to 14,897.34 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.34% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Tesla Inc. closed $57.37 short of its 52-week high ($900.40), which the company achieved on January 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Toyota Motor Corp. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200537742/composite TM +0.25% rose 0.43% to $176.27, General Motors Co. /zigman2/quotes/205226835/composite GM +0.33% rose 0.54% to $58.00, and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. ADR /zigman2/quotes/207173990/composite HMC +1.32% rose 1.75% to $30.79. Trading volume (18.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 17.3 M.