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Western Union Co. stock rises Wednesday, outperforms market

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Western Union Co. WU, +0.05% advanced 2.42% to $21.34 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. Western Union Co. closed $5.27 below its 52-week high ($26.61), which the company reached on April 26th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Mastercard Inc. MA, +1.16% fell 0.30% to $344.75, Fidelity National Information Services Inc. FIS, -0.23% rose 1.36% to $125.10, and Global Payments Inc. GPN, -1.43% rose 2.07% to $165.47. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.

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