Shares of Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX +0.72% slumped 0.49% to $104.49 Monday, 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 -0.56% rising 0.18% to 4,255.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.46% falling 0.25% to 34,393.75. The stock's fall snapped a four-day winning streak. Paychex Inc. closed $0.68 short of its 52-week high ($105.17), which the company achieved on June 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Intuit Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203136605/composite INTU +0.85% rose 1.02% to $476.97, Automatic Data Processing Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207661132/composite ADP +0.31% fell 0.24% to $199.17, and Equifax Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208789454/composite EFX +0.11% fell 0.91% to $228.85. Trading volume (1.0 M) remained 574,031 below its 50-day average volume of 1.6 M.