Shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. BR slipped 1.41% to $146.22 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.13% to 3,668.10 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.23% to 29,999.26. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. closed $7.12 short of its 52-week high ($153.34), which the company achieved on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as International Business Machines Corp. IBM fell 1.44% to $124.96, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 1.92% to $422.60, and Paychex Inc. PAYX fell 2.02% to $91.34. Trading volume (919,320) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 442,617.