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Western Union Co. stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Western Union Co. WU, -0.14% 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 SPX, -0.25% rising 0.19% to 4,247.44 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.45% 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. MA, -0.14% rose 0.33% to $365.50, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. FIS, -0.32% rose 0.19% to $145.65, and Global Payments Inc. GPN, +0.09% 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.

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