Shares of Global Payments Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201234787/composite GPN -1.01% slipped 1.24% to $158.00 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.86% rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.90% falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Global Payments Inc. closed $62.81 short of its 52-week high ($220.81), which the company reached on April 26th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Mastercard Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207581792/composite MA -2.50% rose 0.69% to $358.67, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207166559/composite FIS -0.84% rose 0.49% to $125.04, and Intuit Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite INTU -6.10% rose 2.15% to $590.80. Trading volume (1.1 M) remained 1.1 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.