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March 4, 2021, 4:48 p.m. EST

Automatic Data Processing Inc. stock falls Thursday, underperforms market

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Shares of Automatic Data Processing Inc. ADP shed 1.99% to $171.01 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 1.34% to 3,768.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 1.11% to 30,924.14. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Automatic Data Processing Inc. closed $8.45 short of its 52-week high ($179.46), which the company reached on December 18th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Accenture PLC Cl A ACN fell 2.82% to $247.00, Intuit Inc. INTU fell 3.18% to $376.33, and Paychex Inc. PAYX fell 1.29% to $89.31. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.

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