Shares of Square Inc. Cl A
rallied 1.01% to $219.34 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index
rising 0.35% to 14,069.42 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Square Inc. Cl A closed $63.85 below its 52-week high ($283.19), which the company reached on February 16th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as PayPal Holdings Inc.
rose 0.73% to $271.45, Fiserv Inc.
rose 0.65% to $110.20, and Global Payments Inc.
rose 0.95% to $193.50. Trading volume (7.5 M) remained 2.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 10.0 M.