Shares of Jack Henry & Associates Inc. /zigman2/quotes/201857446/composite JKHY +0.46% advanced 2.13% to $163.13 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.54% rising 0.47% to 4,239.18 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.42% rising 0.06% to 34,466.24. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Jack Henry & Associates Inc. closed $37.85 below its 52-week high ($200.98), which the company achieved on August 18th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203884665/composite BR +0.59% rose 1.45% to $161.37, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207166559/composite FIS -0.39% rose 0.44% to $145.38, and Fiserv Inc. /zigman2/quotes/204817680/composite FISV +0.57% fell 1.46% to $109.49. Trading volume (487,556) remained 2,404 below its 50-day average volume of 489,960.