Shares of Equifax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite EFX +5.01% advanced 1.27% to $262.68 Wednesday, 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 -0.11% rising 0.95% to 4,395.64 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% rising 1.00% to 34,258.32. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Equifax Inc. closed $16.91 short of its 52-week high ($279.59), which the company reached on September 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Fidelity National Information Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207166559/composite FIS +0.49% rose 0.57% to $122.07, Fiserv Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204817680/composite FISV +0.02% rose 2.33% to $108.69, and Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP +1.42% rose 0.64% to $198.31. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 594,304.