Shares of Accenture PLC Cl A ACN inched 0.41% higher to $259.23 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.81% to 3,870.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.46% to 31,391.52. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Accenture PLC Cl A closed $11.95 short of its 52-week high ($271.18), which the company achieved on December 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as SAP SE ADR SAP rose 0.74% to $125.34, International Business Machines Corp. IBM fell 0.34% to $120.33, and Infosys Ltd. ADR INFY rose 2.04% to $18.02. Trading volume (2.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.9 M.