Shares of Western Union Co.
inched 0.73% higher to $24.95 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.04% to 34,479.60. Western Union Co. closed $1.66 short of its 52-week high ($26.61), which the company achieved on April 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Mastercard Inc.
rose 0.33% to $365.50, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
rose 0.19% to $145.65, and Global Payments Inc.
rose 0.95% to $193.50. Trading volume (2.3 M) remained 1.8 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.1 M.