Shares of Ross Stores Inc.
inched 0.65% higher to $129.91 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Ross Stores Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $129.64, which the company reached on April 15th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as TJX Cos.
rose 1.08% to $69.99, Gap Inc.
fell 0.85% to $32.69, and Overstock.com Inc.
fell 1.25% to $74.45. Trading volume (1.7 M) remained 505,641 below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.