Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO inched 0.87% higher to $290.29 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.70% to 3,940.59 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.32% to 32,731.20. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. closed $15.67 below its 52-week high ($305.96), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI fell 0.53% to $345.54, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 2.19% to $419.36, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 0.55% to $175.13. Trading volume (686,096) remained 114,827 below its 50-day average volume of 800,923.