Shares of Mastercard Inc.
inched 0.41% higher to $371.08 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.15% to 4,079.95 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.05% to 33,446.26. This was the stock’s fourth consecutive day of gains. Mastercard Inc. closed $18.42 short of its 52-week high ($389.50), which the company reached on March 11th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Amazon.com Inc.
rose 1.72% to $3,279.39, Visa Inc. Cl A
rose 0.28% to $219.27, and American Express Co.
rose 0.67% to $147.13. Trading volume (3.0 M) remained 1.4 million below its 50-day average volume of 4.4 M.