Shares of Global Payments Inc.
advanced 1.62% to $154.97 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great 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 second consecutive day of gains. Global Payments Inc. closed $65.84 below its 52-week high ($220.81), which the company reached on April 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Mastercard Inc.
rose 0.65% to $344.58, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
rose 4.20% to $121.68, and Intuit Inc.
rose 1.65% to $543.78. Trading volume (1.5 M) remained 891,292 below its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.