Shares of Moody's Corp. /zigman2/quotes/202808835/composite MCO +1.45% inched 0.15% higher to $382.50 Thursday, 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 -0.11% falling 0.46% to 4,493.28 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.21% falling 0.43% to 34,879.38. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. closed $6.31 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 Thursday, as S&P Global Inc. /zigman2/quotes/208931849/composite SPGI +1.13% rose 0.17% to $451.39, MSCI Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202905332/composite MSCI +1.99% fell 0.96% to $652.86, and Morningstar Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209325896/composite MORN +2.76% rose 0.84% to $281.46. Trading volume (497,434) remained 25,671 below its 50-day average volume of 523,105.