Shares of Robert Half International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209666445/composite RHI +1.81% inched 0.11% higher to $109.00 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +1.46% falling 1.89% to 4,397.94 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% falling 1.30% to 34,265.37. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Robert Half International Inc. closed $11.83 short of its 52-week high ($120.83), which the company achieved on November 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Adecco Group A.G. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200821164/delayed AHEXY +0.38% fell 2.22% to $26.04, ManpowerGroup /zigman2/quotes/200637338/composite MAN +0.30% fell 1.36% to $102.02, and Korn Ferry /zigman2/quotes/209856151/composite KFY +0.20% fell 0.30% to $67.58. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 811,889.