Shares of MarketAxess Holdings Inc. MKTX rose 1.25% to $552.55 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.47% to 3,934.83 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.09% to 31,458.40. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. MarketAxess Holdings Inc. closed $53.90 short of its 52-week high ($606.45), which the company reached on November 9th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as CME Group Inc. Cl A CME rose 0.91% to $184.37, Intercontinental Exchange Inc. ICE fell 0.21% to $111.07, and Nasdaq Inc. NDAQ fell 0.27% to $141.99. Trading volume (163,991) remained 141,483 below its 50-day average volume of 305,474.