Shares of Mastercard Inc.
inched 0.95% higher to $360.02 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 1.22% to 4,112.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 1.29% to 34,021.45. Mastercard Inc. closed $41.48 short of its 52-week high ($401.50), which the company reached on April 28th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Amazon.com Inc.
rose 0.30% to $3,161.47, Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 1.56% to $223.74, and American Express Co.
rose 1.17% to $154.08. Trading volume (2.6 M) remained 1.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 3.6 M.