Shares of Interpublic Group of Cos. /zigman2/quotes/203101491/composite IPG +2.53% rose 1.07% to $37.75 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.99% rising 0.28% to 4,726.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.61% rising 0.11% to 36,290.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Interpublic Group of Cos. closed $1.60 short of its 52-week high ($39.35), which the company reached on September 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Omnicom Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209996569/composite OMC +1.33% fell 0.67% to $77.00 and Publicis Groupe S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203937091/composite PUBGY +1.91% rose 3.41% to $17.59. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 629,159 below its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.