Shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. BR inched 0.73% higher to $148.31 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.79% to 3,672.82 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.35% to 30,068.81. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. closed $5.03 below its 52-week high ($153.34), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as International Business Machines Corp. IBM rose 0.86% to $126.79, MSCI Inc. MSCI fell 2.76% to $414.62, and Paychex Inc. PAYX fell 0.12% to $93.22. Trading volume (552,447) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 447,318.