Shares of Robert Half International Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209666445/composite RHI +0.11% advanced 2.60% to $119.57 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 -1.89% rising 0.42% to 4,680.06 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.30% falling 0.09% to 36,124.23. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Robert Half International Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $116.57, which the company reached on November 3rd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Adecco Group A.G. ADR /zigman2/quotes/200821164/composite AHEXY -2.22% rose 1.09% to $26.03, ManpowerGroup /zigman2/quotes/200637338/composite MAN -1.36% rose 1.17% to $102.35, and Korn Ferry /zigman2/quotes/209856151/composite KFY -0.30% rose 2.36% to $81.87. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 629,427.