Shares of Moody's Corp. MCO inched 0.17% higher to $290.78 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around poor trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX falling 0.76% to 3,910.52 and Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.94% to 32,423.15. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Moody's Corp. closed $15.18 short of its 52-week high ($305.96), which the company reached on September 2nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as S&P Global Inc. SPGI rose 0.37% to $346.83, MSCI Inc. MSCI rose 0.33% to $420.76, and Equifax Inc. EFX rose 0.20% to $175.48. Trading volume (660,713) remained 141,128 below its 50-day average volume of 801,841.