Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
advanced 1.41% to $331.14 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.42% to 4,097.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.17% to 33,503.57. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. closed $25.71 short of its 52-week high ($356.85), which the company achieved on March 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 0.12% to $155.12, Bank of America Corp.
fell 0.87% to $39.70, and Citigroup Inc.
fell 0.50% to $72.33. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 544,432 below its 50-day average volume of 2.9 M.