Shares of Synchrony Financial
advanced 1.17% to $48.24 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. Synchrony Financial closed $3.90 short of its 52-week high ($52.14), which the company reached on August 30th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 0.35% to $223.81, Mastercard Inc.
fell 0.30% to $344.75, and FleetCor Technologies Inc.
rose 1.60% to $259.83. Trading volume (5.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.