Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO inched 0.06% higher to $287.79 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around dismal trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.06% to 3,913.10 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.71% to 32,627.97. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. Moody's Corp. closed $18.17 short of its 52-week high ($305.96), which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI fell 0.31% to $347.37, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 1.17% to $410.36, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 0.86% to $174.18. Trading volume (1.8 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 779,836.