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March 2, 2021, 4:48 p.m. EST

Automatic Data Processing Inc. stock underperforms Tuesday when compared to competitors

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Shares of Automatic Data Processing Inc. ADP slid 1.44% to $174.94 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.81% to 3,870.29 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.46% to 31,391.52. Automatic Data Processing Inc. closed $4.52 short of its 52-week high ($179.46), which the company achieved on December 18th.

The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Accenture PLC Cl A ACN rose 0.41% to $259.23, Intuit Inc. INTU fell 1.15% to $401.75, and Paychex Inc. PAYX fell 0.66% to $92.14. Trading volume (2.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.

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