Shares of Mastercard Inc.
rallied 1.92% to $377.74 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.42% to 4,097.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.17% to 33,503.57. This was the stock’s fifth consecutive day of gains. Mastercard Inc. closed $11.76 below its 52-week high ($389.50), which the company achieved on March 11th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Amazon.com Inc.
rose 0.61% to $3,299.30, Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 0.65% to $220.70, and American Express Co.
fell 0.06% to $147.04. Trading volume (3.5 M) remained 872,605 below its 50-day average volume of 4.4 M.