Shares of Mastercard Inc.
inched 0.65% higher to $344.58 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. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Mastercard Inc. closed $56.92 below its 52-week high ($401.50), which the company reached on April 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Amazon.com Inc.
rose 0.47% to $3,299.86, Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 1.22% to $225.18, and American Express Co.
rose 1.65% to $171.51. Trading volume (4.1 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.7 M.