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Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. stock rises Friday, outperforms market - MarketWatch

Shares of Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. BR, +0.59% inched 0.59% higher to $173.49 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the SP 500 Index SPX, -0.54% falling 0.54% to 4,395.26 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.42% falling 0.42% to 34,935.47. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $172.81, which the company reached on July 29th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Automatic Data Processing Inc. ADP, +0.38% rose 0.38% to $209.63, Fiserv Inc. FISV, +0.57% rose 0.57% to $115.11, and Paychex Inc. PAYX, +0.75% rose 0.75% to $113.82. Trading volume (401,339) remained 59,385 below its 50-day average volume of 460,724.

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