Shares of HP Inc.
advanced 3.40% to $39.84 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.51% to 4,543.06 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.44% to 34,861.24. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. HP Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $39.65, which the company reached on January 12th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Apple Inc.
rose 0.37% to $174.72, Microsoft Corp.
fell 0.14% to $303.68, and International Business Machines Corp.
rose 1.62% to $131.35. Trading volume (13.4 M) remained 38,397 below its 50-day average volume of 13.4 M.