Shares of Moody's Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202808835/composite MCO +1.17% inched 0.04% higher to $381.94 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.17% falling 0.13% to 4,514.07 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.21% falling 0.20% to 35,031.07. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Moody's Corp. closed $6.87 short of its 52-week high ($388.81), which the company reached on August 6th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as S&P Global Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208931849/composite SPGI +0.46% rose 0.87% to $450.61, MSCI Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202905332/composite MSCI +0.78% rose 0.51% to $659.18, and Morningstar Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209325896/composite MORN +0.10% rose 0.00% to $279.11. Trading volume (762,375) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 516,525.