Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.
inched 0.34% higher to $77.24 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.88% to 4,509.37 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.69% to 35,455.80. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. closed $5.49 below its 52-week high ($82.73), which the company reached on December 17th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Accenture PLC Cl A
rose 0.73% to $335.66, International Business Machines Corp.
rose 0.45% to $139.41, and Infosys Ltd. ADR
rose 0.30% to $23.73. Trading volume (2.3 M) remained 907,549 below its 50-day average volume of 3.2 M.