Shares of Western Digital Corp. (NAS:WDC) advanced 6.32% to $60.53 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.17% to 4,690.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.55% to 35,813.80. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Western Digital Corp. closed $17.66 short of its 52-week high ($78.19), which the company achieved on June 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as HP Inc. (NYS:HPQ) rose 0.81% to $32.19, Seagate Technology Holdings PLC (NAS:STX) fell 0.04% to $101.58, and NetApp Inc. (NAS:NTAP) rose 0.66% to $86.76. Trading volume (8.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.