Shares of Western Union Co.
rallied 2.65% to $20.90 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.71% to 4,438.26 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.56% to 34,912.56. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Western Union Co. closed $5.71 below 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 Thursday, as Mastercard Inc.
rose 0.65% to $344.58, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
rose 4.20% to $121.68, and Global Payments Inc.
rose 1.62% to $154.97. Trading volume (3.4 M) remained 454,785 below its 50-day average volume of 3.8 M.