Shares of Interpublic Group of Cos. /zigman2/quotes/203101491/composite IPG +2.88% inched 0.79% higher to $38.05 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around grim trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +2.02% falling 1.42% to 4,659.03 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.34% falling 0.49% to 36,113.62. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Interpublic Group of Cos. closed $1.30 below 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 Thursday, as Omnicom Group Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209996569/composite OMC +3.43% rose 2.45% to $78.89 and Publicis Groupe S.A. ADR /zigman2/quotes/203937091/delayed PUBGY +2.35% fell 0.17% to $17.56. Trading volume (2.9 M) remained 259,420 below its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.