Raymond James Financial Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Raymond James Financial Inc. RJF, +0.52% rose 1.47% to $95.86 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX, -0.19% rising 0.83% to 4,399.76 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.03% rising 0.98% to 34,754.94. Raymond James Financial Inc. closed $0.24 short of its 52-week high ($96.10), which the company achieved on October 4th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Charles Schwab Corp. SCHW, +1.24% rose 0.90% to $76.39. Trading volume (667,131) remained 94,964 below its 50-day average volume of 762,095.