Shares of Western Union Co.
inched 0.09% higher to $23.03 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Western Union Co. closed $3.58 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 0.55% to $382.16, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
rose 0.44% to $146.11, and Global Payments Inc.
fell 0.39% to $191.07. Trading volume (2.4 M) remained 1.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.9 M.