Shares of Robert Half International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209666445/composite RHI +1.81% advanced 1.17% to $114.59 Tuesday, 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 +1.46% rising 0.69% to 4,546.54 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.78% to 35,405.24. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Robert Half International Inc. closed $6.24 short of its 52-week high ($120.83), which the company reached on November 5th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Adecco Group A.G. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200821164/delayed AHEXY +0.38% rose 3.99% to $24.75, ManpowerGroup /zigman2/quotes/200637338/composite MAN +0.30% rose 4.03% to $109.10, and Korn Ferry /zigman2/quotes/209856151/composite KFY +0.20% rose 2.37% to $67.95. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 952,739.