Shares of Tesla Inc. advanced 1.74% to $805.72 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index falling 0.14% to 14,465.92 and Dow Jones Industrial Average falling 0.34% to 34,378.34. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Tesla Inc. closed $94.68 short of its 52-week high ($900.40), which the company reached on January 25th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Toyota Motor Corp. ADR rose 1.13% to $177.13, General Motors Co. rose 1.50% to $58.96, and Honda Motor Co. Ltd. ADR fell 0.85% to $30.16. Trading volume (21.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 17.4 M.