Shares of Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP +0.94% slumped 0.07% to $199.03 Tuesday, 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 +0.42% falling 0.20% to 4,246.59 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.44% falling 0.27% to 34,299.33. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Automatic Data Processing Inc. closed $1.48 below its 52-week high ($200.51), which the company achieved on June 9th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Accenture PLC Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201711136/composite ACN +0.64% rose 0.17% to $286.19, Intuit Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite INTU +0.46% fell 1.31% to $470.71, and Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX +0.77% fell 0.14% to $104.34. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 600,307 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.