Shares of Paycom Software Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208108773/composite PAYC +0.10% rose 4.16% to $533.93 Thursday, 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 -0.24% rising 0.30% to 4,549.78 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.29% falling 0.02% to 35,603.08. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Paycom Software Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $529.92, which the company reached on October 14th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Oracle Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202180826/composite ORCL -1.60% fell 0.35% to $96.30, Workday Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/201157610/composite WDAY +0.22% rose 1.35% to $281.01, and Paychex Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202030365/composite PAYX -0.12% rose 0.40% to $122.38. Trading volume (274,048) remained 59,154 below its 50-day average volume of 333,202.