Synchrony Financial stock outperforms market on strong trading day

 Synchrony Financial stock outperforms market on strong trading day

Shares of Synchrony Financial
SYF,
+0.45%

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
SPX,
+0.07%

rising 0.07% to 4,167.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
DJIA,
+0.29%

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
V,
-1.22%

fell 1.22% to $229.21, Mastercard Inc.
MA,
-1.80%

fell 1.80% to $369.14, and FleetCor Technologies Inc.
FLT,
-1.33%

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.

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