Shares of Western Digital Corp. WDC, +6.32% 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 SPX, +0.17% rising 0.17% to 4,690.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.55% 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. HPQ, +0.81% rose 0.81% to $32.19, Seagate Technology Holdings PLC STX, -0.04% fell 0.04% to $101.58, and NetApp Inc. NTAP, +0.66% rose 0.66% to $86.76. Trading volume (8.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.