Shares of Equifax Inc. EFX rallied 1.40% to $190.98 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Equifax Inc. closed $5.49 below its 52-week high ($196.47), which the company reached on December 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Fidelity National Information Services Inc. FIS fell 0.09% to $152.62, Fiserv Inc. FISV fell 0.35% to $125.09, and Automatic Data Processing Inc. ADP rose 0.55% to $192.94. Trading volume (800,172) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 779,258.