Shares of Robert Half International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209666445/composite RHI +1.81% rallied 2.10% to $117.00 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 +1.46% rising 0.94% to 4,589.38 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.09% rising 0.63% to 35,629.33. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Robert Half International Inc. closed $3.83 short of its 52-week high ($120.83), which the company achieved on November 5th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Adecco Group A.G. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200821164/delayed AHEXY +0.38% fell 0.93% to $24.52, ManpowerGroup /zigman2/quotes/200637338/composite MAN +0.30% fell 1.78% to $107.16, and Korn Ferry /zigman2/quotes/209856151/composite KFY +0.20% fell 0.43% to $67.66. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 963,166.