Shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.
advanced 3.12% to $178.05 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $177.16, which the company achieved on August 16th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Automatic Data Processing Inc.
rose 1.62% to $208.52, Fiserv Inc.
rose 3.30% to $107.78, and Paychex Inc.
rose 1.10% to $118.75. Trading volume (670,057) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 451,452.