Shares of Moderna Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205619834/composite MRNA +6.93% rallied 1.73% to $306.72 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +2.54% falling 1.92% to 15,085.47 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.87% falling 0.17% to 34,580.08. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Moderna Inc. closed $190.77 short of its 52-week high ($497.49), which the company reached on August 10th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as AbbVie Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202428675/composite ABBV +1.29% rose 1.69% to $118.85, Amgen Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209157011/composite AMGN +0.0044% rose 0.63% to $202.44, and AstraZeneca PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/200304487/composite AZN -0.78% fell 1.02% to $54.23. Trading volume (12.5 M) remained 977,357 below its 50-day average volume of 13.5 M.