Shares of Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp.
inched 1.00% higher to $78.09 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.19% to 4,605.38 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.25% to 35,819.56. The stock’s rise snapped a seven-day losing streak. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp. closed $4.64 short of its 52-week high ($82.73), which the company reached on December 17th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Accenture PLC Cl A
rose 0.69% to $358.79, International Business Machines Corp.
fell 0.59% to $125.10, and Infosys Ltd. ADR
fell 1.24% to $22.28. Trading volume (2.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.4 M.