Shares of (TJX) Cos.
inched 0.21% higher to $67.78 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. (TJX) Cos. closed $3.28 short of its 52-week high ($71.06), which the company achieved on February 23rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Target Corp.
fell 0.48% to $204.45, Ross Stores Inc.
fell 0.07% to $123.41, and Gap Inc.
fell 0.20% to $30.70. Trading volume (4.8 M) remained 2.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.2 M.