Shares of Square Inc. Cl A SQ, -0.96% slipped 0.65% to $230.35 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP, 0.63% rising 0.45% to 15,993.71 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.44% falling 0.17% to 35,870.95. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of losses. Square Inc. Cl A closed $58.88 short of its 52-week high ($289.23), which the company achieved on August 5th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as PayPal Holdings Inc. PYPL, -2.20% fell 2.80% to $200.50, Fiserv Inc. FISV, -0.96% rose 0.37% to $101.25, and Global Payments Inc. GPN, 0.79% rose 1.07% to $126.85. Trading volume (5.4 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 6.5 M.