Shares of Mastercard Inc.
rose 2.56% to $362.90 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 2.38% to 3,901.82 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.95% to 31,535.51. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Mastercard Inc. closed $5.89 below its 52-week high ($368.79), which the company achieved on February 24th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Amazon.com Inc.
rose 1.72% to $3,146.14, Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 2.00% to $216.63, and Verizon Communications Inc.
rose 0.11% to $55.36. Trading volume (4.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 4.3 M.