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Synchrony Financial stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Synchrony Financial SYF, +0.78% 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 SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% 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 V, +1.44% rose 0.35% to $223.81, Mastercard Inc. MA, +1.16% fell 0.30% to $344.75, and FleetCor Technologies Inc. FLT, +0.98% rose 1.60% to $259.83. Trading volume (5.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.8 M.

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