Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO advanced 3.39% to $287.44 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.95% to 3,841.94 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.85% to 31,496.30. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. closed $18.52 below its 52-week high ($305.95), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI rose 2.13% to $334.52, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 1.40% to $414.72, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 3.61% to $169.75. Trading volume (1.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 763,636.