Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
rose 2.33% to $365.97 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.82% to 4,201.62 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.93% to 34,548.53. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $359.14, which the company reached on May 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 2.01% to $160.69, Bank of America Corp.
rose 1.50% to $42.01, and Citigroup Inc.
rose 1.45% to $74.78. Trading volume (3.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.0 M.