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PayPal Holdings Inc. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL, -4.91% advanced 3.94% to $266.45 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, +0.37% rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.43% rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. PayPal Holdings Inc. closed $43.71 below its 52-week high ($310.16), which the company reached on July 26th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Visa Inc. Cl A V, -0.90% rose 1.22% to $225.18, Mastercard Inc. MA, -1.47% rose 0.65% to $344.58, and American Express Co. AXP, +1.29% rose 1.65% to $171.51. Trading volume (7.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 5.5 M.

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