Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO inched 0.94% higher to $306.97 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.30% to 33,171.37 and the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.09% to 3,971.09. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $305.96, which the company achieved on September 2nd.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI rose 0.61% to $361.74, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 0.35% to $426.37, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 0.65% to $183.69. Trading volume (710,273) remained 85,019 below its 50-day average volume of 795,292.