Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO inched 0.55% higher to $274.12 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.39% to 3,581.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.15% to 29,483.23. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Moody's Corp. closed $31.84 short of its 52-week high ($305.95), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI rose 0.64% to $338.63, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 0.21% to $400.79, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 0.97% to $173.61. Trading volume (527,635) remained 124,128 below its 50-day average volume of 651,763.