Shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203884665/composite BR +1.14% inched 0.86% higher to $162.76 Friday, 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 +1.01% rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.68% rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. closed $4.78 short of its 52-week high ($167.54), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP +1.37% fell 0.20% to $199.65, Fiserv Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204817680/composite FISV +1.58% rose 0.65% to $110.20, and Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX +1.18% rose 0.20% to $105.00. Trading volume (366,654) remained 110,321 below its 50-day average volume of 476,975.