Shares of Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX +0.07% inched 0.11% higher to $108.50 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.37% falling 0.08% to 4,354.19 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.43% falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Paychex Inc. closed $9.72 below its 52-week high ($118.22), which the company achieved on August 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Intuit Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite INTU -0.40% rose 0.15% to $555.25, Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP -0.43% fell 0.89% to $197.05, and Equifax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite EFX -1.23% fell 1.46% to $259.38. Trading volume (1.3 M) remained 63,745 below its 50-day average volume of 1.3 M.