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Oct. 21, 2021, 5:14 p.m. EDT

Paycom Software Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Shares of Paycom Software Inc. (NYS:PAYC) 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 (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 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. (NYS:ORCL) fell 0.35% to $96.30, Workday Inc. Cl A (NAS:WDAY) rose 1.35% to $281.01, and Paychex Inc. (NAS:PAYX) rose 0.40% to $122.38. Trading volume (274,048) remained 59,154 below its 50-day average volume of 333,202.

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