Shares of Equifax Inc. (NYS:EFX) rose 5.01% to $268.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Equifax Inc. closed $11.31 below its 52-week high ($279.59), which the company achieved on September 3rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYS:FIS) rose 0.49% to $125.04, Fiserv Inc. (NAS:FISV) rose 0.02% to $110.18, and Automatic Data Processing Inc. (NAS:ADP) rose 1.42% to $217.75. Trading volume (1.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 601,773.