Tesla Inc. Shares TSLA,
rose 1.91% to $ 683.80 on Thursday, which turned out to be an all-round positive trading session for the stock market: the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP,
an increase of 1.03% to 13,829.31 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA,
an increase of 0.17% to 33,503.57. Tesla Inc. closed at $ 216.60, short of hitting a 52-week high ($ 900.40), which the company hit on January 25.
The company’s shares outperformed some of its competitors on Thursday, such as Toyota Motor Corp. ADR TM,
fell 0.85% to hit $ 153.38, General Motors Co. GM,
fell 1.22% to $ 60.09, and Honda Motor Co.’s ADR HMC.
fell 1.50% to $ 29.47. Trading volume (23.8 million) remained 10.0 million below the 50-day average of 33.7 million.