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Accenture PLC Cl A stock rises Thursday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Accenture PLC Cl A ACN, +0.41% rose 2.68% to $339.04 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.00% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.18% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Accenture PLC Cl A closed $6.48 short of its 52-week high ($345.52), which the company reached on September 10th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as SAP SE ADR SAP, -0.51% rose 2.39% to $145.04, International Business Machines Corp. IBM, +0.03% rose 1.87% to $143.39, and Infosys Ltd. ADR INFY, +0.73% rose 0.26% to $22.71. Trading volume (1.6 M) remained 145,304 below its 50-day average volume of 1.8 M.

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