Shares of Moody's Corp. (NYS:MCO) 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 (S&P:SPX) falling 0.13% to 4,514.07 and Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) 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. (NYS:SPGI) rose 0.87% to $450.61, MSCI Inc. (NYS:MSCI) rose 0.51% to $659.18, and Morningstar Inc. (NAS:MORN) rose 0.00% to $279.11. Trading volume (762,375) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 516,525.