Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO inched 0.24% higher to $277.22 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.24% to 3,638.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.13% to 29,910.37. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. closed $28.73 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 1.04% to $341.57, MSCI Inc. MSCI fell 0.42% to $402.25, and Equifax Inc. EFX fell 0.76% to $164.74. Trading volume (391,752) remained 282,081 below its 50-day average volume of 673,833.