Shares of Accenture PLC Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201711136/composite ACN +7.26% slipped 3.86% to $329.18 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.30% falling 1.90% to 4,418.64 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.23% falling 1.43% to 34,738.06. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Accenture PLC Cl A closed $88.19 below its 52-week high ($417.37), which the company achieved on December 29th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as SAP SE ADR /zigman2/quotes/207905606/composite SAP +1.23% fell 2.83% to $120.34, International Business Machines Corp. /zigman2/quotes/203856914/composite IBM -0.55% fell 0.62% to $132.69, and Infosys Ltd. ADR /zigman2/quotes/208929210/composite INFY +2.05% fell 2.92% to $22.27. Trading volume (2.5 M) remained 217,511 below its 50-day average volume of 2.7 M.