Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO rallied 2.58% to $306.31 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 1.18% to 4,019.87 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.52% to 33,153.21. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. closed $1.55 short of its 52-week high ($307.86), which the company reached on March 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI rose 2.77% to $362.65, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 2.21% to $428.55, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 0.82% to $182.61. Trading volume (641,740) remained 148,975 below its 50-day average volume of 790,715.