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Shares of H&R Block Inc. (HRB) advanced 6.28% to $24.19 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index rising 0.65% to 4,660.57 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.29% to 36,157.58. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. H&R Block Inc. closed $2.32 below its 52-week high ($26.51), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Intuit Inc. (INTU) rose 0.72% to $622.87, Automatic Data Processing Inc. (ADP) rose 0.26% to $225.75, and Western Union Co. (WU) rose 1.31% to $18.51. Trading volume (3.2 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 1.4 M.
Data source: Dow Jones Market Data, FactSet. Data compiled November 3, 2021.
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November 03, 2021 16:59 ET (20:59 GMT)
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