Shares of Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
inched 0.20% higher to $414.50 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.28% to 4,536.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.37% to 35,443.82. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. closed $6.26 short of its 52-week high ($420.76), which the company achieved on August 30th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as JPMorgan Chase & Co.
rose 0.46% to $160.46, Bank of America Corp.
rose 0.10% to $41.02, and Citigroup Inc.
rose 0.27% to $71.50. Trading volume (1.8 M) remained 477,129 below its 50-day average volume of 2.3 M.