Shares of Visa Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/203660239/composite V +0.43% inched 0.35% higher to $223.81 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 -0.11% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Visa Inc. Cl A closed $28.86 below its 52-week high ($252.67), which the company reached on July 27th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Mastercard Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207581792/composite MA +0.69% fell 0.30% to $344.75, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207166559/composite FIS +0.49% rose 1.36% to $125.10, and American Express Co. /zigman2/quotes/203805826/composite AXP +5.41% rose 1.17% to $161.34. Trading volume (6.5 M) remained 950,422 below its 50-day average volume of 7.5 M.