Shares of Global Payments Inc. (NYS:GPN) slipped 0.82% to $159.99 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Global Payments Inc. closed $60.82 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 Thursday, as Mastercard Inc. (NYS:MA) fell 0.16% to $356.21, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. (NYS:FIS) fell 0.15% to $124.43, and Intuit Inc. (NAS:INTU) rose 1.37% to $578.35. Trading volume (719,395) remained 1.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 2.2 M.