Shares of ConocoPhillips COP, +0.34% inched 0.34% higher to $71.73 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +1.05% rising 1.05% to 4,345.72 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.92% rising 0.92% to 34,314.67. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. ConocoPhillips closed $0.88 short of its 52-week high ($72.61), which the company achieved on October 4th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Exxon Mobil Corp. XOM, -0.16% fell 0.16% to $61.62, Chevron Corp. CVX, +1.09% rose 1.09% to $105.86, and PetroChina Co. Ltd. ADR PTR, +6.53% rose 6.53% to $50.74. Trading volume (11.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 8.5 M.