Shares of Synchrony Financial
inched 0.45% higher to $44.79 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.07% to 4,167.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.29% to 34,230.34. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Synchrony Financial closed $0.05 short of its 52-week high ($44.84), which the company achieved on May 4th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Visa Inc. Cl A
fell 1.22% to $229.21, Mastercard Inc.
fell 1.80% to $369.14, and FleetCor Technologies Inc.
fell 1.33% to $289.04. Trading volume (3.7 M) remained 2.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.7 M.