Shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYS:BR) inched 0.20% higher to $181.30 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.37% to 4,536.19 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.43% to 35,609.34. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $180.93, which the company reached on October 19th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NAS:ADP) fell 0.43% to $213.05, Fiserv Inc. (NAS:FISV) fell 1.06% to $110.11, and Paychex Inc. (NAS:PAYX) rose 0.07% to $121.89. Trading volume (569,833) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 474,354.