Shares of Equifax Inc. EFX slipped 0.73% to $189.59 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.53% to 4,163.26 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.36% to 34,077.63. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Equifax Inc. closed $6.88 short of its 52-week high ($196.47), which the company achieved on December 17th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Fidelity National Information Services Inc. FIS fell 0.26% to $152.22, Fiserv Inc. FISV rose 0.03% to $125.13, and Automatic Data Processing Inc. ADP fell 0.10% to $192.75. Trading volume (511,339) remained 274,987 below its 50-day average volume of 786,326.