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April 14, 2021, 4:34 p.m. EDT

Automatic Data Processing Inc. stock falls Wednesday, still outperforms market

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Shares of Automatic Data Processing Inc. ADP slumped 0.40% to $191.15 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.16% to 33,730.89 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.41% to 4,124.66. The stock's fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Automatic Data Processing Inc. closed $2.62 short of its 52-week high ($193.77), which the company reached on April 5th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Accenture PLC Cl A ACN rose 0.04% to $284.44, Intuit Inc. INTU fell 1.83% to $411.29, and Paychex Inc. PAYX rose 0.49% to $96.75. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 387,867 below its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.

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