Shares of Lockheed Martin Corp. LMT, +0.09% inched 0.09% higher to $362.07 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.71% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +1.56% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock’s eighth consecutive day of gains. Lockheed Martin Corp. closed $34.92 below its 52-week high ($396.99), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Boeing Co. BA, -1.96% fell 1.96% to $217.44, Northrop Grumman Corp. NOC, +0.32% rose 0.32% to $389.94, and General Dynamics Corp. GD, +0.86% rose 0.86% to $205.14. Trading volume (972,923) remained 205,571 below its 50-day average volume of 1.2 M.