Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO rose 1.10% to $322.00 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.36% to 4,185.47 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.48% to 34,200.67. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $319.62, which the company achieved on April 15th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI rose 0.80% to $378.07, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 0.82% to $473.52, and Morningstar Inc. MORN rose 1.07% to $237.24. Trading volume (1.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 750,896.