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Shares of Accenture PLC Cl A (ACN) rose 2.49% to $343.00 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 1.21% to 4,448.98 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.48% to 34,764.82. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Accenture PLC Cl A closed $2.52 short of its 52-week high ($345.52), which the company achieved on September 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as SAP SE ADR (SAP.XE) rose 2.18% to $144.88, International Business Machines Corp. (IBM) rose 1.56% to $136.73, and Infosys Ltd. ADR (500209.BY) rose 1.98% to $23.73. Trading volume (4.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.7 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled September 23, 2021.
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September 23, 2021 16:34 ET (20:34 GMT)
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