Shares of Visa Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V -2.76% inched 0.43% higher to $231.23 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -2.53% rising 0.21% to 35,677.02 and the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -2.27% falling 0.11% to 4,544.90. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Visa Inc. Cl A closed $21.44 below its 52-week high ($252.67), which the company achieved on July 27th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Mastercard Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207581792/composite MA -4.66% rose 0.69% to $358.67, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207166559/composite FIS -1.68% rose 0.49% to $125.04, and American Express Co. /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP -8.62% rose 5.41% to $187.08. Trading volume (3.8 M) remained 3.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 7.0 M.