Shares of Moderna Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205619834/composite MRNA -3.76% jumped 11.80% to $368.51 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -1.30% rising 1.88% to 15,782.83 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.89% rising 0.68% to 35,135.94. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Moderna Inc. closed $128.98 short of its 52-week high ($497.49), which the company reached on August 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as AbbVie Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202428675/composite ABBV -1.61% rose 0.33% to $116.89, Amgen Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209157011/composite AMGN -1.04% rose 1.18% to $203.47, and AstraZeneca PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/200304487/composite AZN +1.16% fell 1.86% to $55.53. Trading volume (33.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 12.2 M.