Tesla Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day – MarketWatch

Shares of Tesla Inc.

rose 4.03% to $880.80 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index

rising 0.69% to 13,635.99 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average

falling 0.12% to 30,960.00. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Tesla Inc. closed $3.69 short of its 52-week high ($884.49), which the company achieved on January 8th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Toyota Motor Corp. ADR

fell 0.83% to $146.72, General Motors Co.

fell 3.63% to $53.39, and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. ADR

fell 1.27% to $27.24. Trading volume (40.0 M) remained 6.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 46.4 M.

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