Shares of Gartner Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205782082/composite IT -1.31% inched 0.65% higher to $326.11 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.89% rising 0.23% to 4,701.46 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% falling 0.03% to 35,804.38. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Gartner Inc. closed $42.89 below its 52-week high ($369.00), which the company achieved on November 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Nielsen Holdings PLC /zigman2/quotes/204674663/composite NLSN -1.62% fell 1.45% to $21.09 and Forrester Research Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207174958/composite FORR +1.49% rose 0.70% to $60.73. Trading volume (689,772) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 495,735.