Shares of Robert Half International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209666445/composite RHI +2.83% rose 1.81% to $114.38 Friday, 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 +2.47% rising 0.08% to 4,662.85 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.76% falling 0.56% to 35,911.81. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Robert Half International Inc. closed $6.45 short of its 52-week high ($120.83), which the company reached on November 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Adecco Group A.G. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200821164/composite AHEXY +3.25% rose 1.13% to $26.83, ManpowerGroup /zigman2/quotes/200637338/composite MAN +0.09% rose 2.07% to $109.18, and Korn Ferry /zigman2/quotes/209856151/composite KFY +1.95% rose 0.14% to $73.40. Trading volume (1.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 779,375.