Shares of Moderna Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205619834/composite MRNA -2.41% rallied 6.34% to $349.32 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -0.91% rising 0.70% to 14,762.58 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.48% falling 0.36% to 34,930.93. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Moderna Inc. closed $12.68 short of its 52-week high ($362.00), which the company reached on July 26th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as AbbVie Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202428675/composite ABBV -0.32% rose 0.50% to $118.55, Amgen Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209157011/composite AMGN +0.93% fell 0.18% to $244.25, and AstraZeneca PLC ADR /zigman2/quotes/200304487/composite AZN -1.84% fell 1.13% to $56.81. Trading volume (13.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 13.0 M.