Shares of American Airlines Group Inc.
rallied 5.59% to $20.20 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.46% to 4,493.28 and Dow Jones Industrial Average
falling 0.43% to 34,879.38. American Airlines Group Inc. closed $5.89 below its 52-week high ($26.09), which the company reached on March 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Southwest Airlines Co.
rose 2.31% to $49.23, Delta Air Lines Inc.
rose 3.63% to $41.09, and United Airlines Holdings Inc.
rose 2.31% to $46.58. Trading volume (59.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 29.2 M.