Shares of Robert Half International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209666445/composite RHI -1.68% rallied 1.57% to $116.54 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -1.10% rising 0.65% to 4,660.57 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.89% rising 0.29% to 36,157.58. This was the stock's fifth consecutive day of gains. Robert Half International Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $115.00, which the company reached on November 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Adecco Group A.G. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200821164/delayed AHEXY -3.30% rose 4.74% to $25.75, ManpowerGroup /zigman2/quotes/200637338/composite MAN -3.09% rose 1.26% to $101.17, and Korn Ferry /zigman2/quotes/209856151/composite KFY -3.49% rose 0.76% to $79.98. Trading volume (867,717) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 599,866.