Shares of Western Union Co.
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
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
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.
fell 0.30% to $344.75, Fidelity National Information Services Inc.
rose 1.36% to $125.10, and Global Payments Inc.
rose 2.07% to $165.47. Trading volume (4.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.4 M.