Shares of Tesla Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203558040/composite TSLA +1.39% inched 0.68% higher to $1,144.76 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -1.44% falling 1.55% to 15,537.69 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.34% falling 1.86% to 34,483.72. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Tesla Inc. closed $98.73 below its 52-week high ($1,243.49), which the company reached on November 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Toyota Motor Corp. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200537742/composite TM -1.16% rose 0.21% to $177.85, General Motors Co. /zigman2/quotes/205226835/composite GM -0.48% fell 3.32% to $57.87, and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. ADR /zigman2/quotes/207173990/composite HMC -2.26% fell 0.80% to $27.37. Trading volume (26.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 26.2 M.