Shares of Equifax Inc.
rose 2.40% to $261.05 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. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Equifax Inc. closed $18.54 below its 52-week high ($279.59), which the company achieved on September 3rd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
rose 4.20% to $121.68, Fiserv Inc.
rose 3.30% to $107.78, and Automatic Data Processing Inc.
rose 1.62% to $208.52. Trading volume (393,762) remained 179,180 below its 50-day average volume of 572,942.