Shares of Robert Half International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209666445/composite RHI -0.90% advanced 1.02% to $111.12 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.60% falling 0.15% to 4,349.93 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.15% falling 0.38% to 34,168.09. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Robert Half International Inc. closed $9.71 short of its 52-week high ($120.83), which the company reached on November 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Adecco Group A.G. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200821164/delayed AHEXY +0.55% rose 0.28% to $25.24, ManpowerGroup /zigman2/quotes/200637338/composite MAN -0.31% rose 0.49% to $102.78, and Korn Ferry /zigman2/quotes/209856151/composite KFY -0.48% fell 1.67% to $66.12. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 869,853.