Shares of Moderna Inc. inched 0.01% higher to $232.81 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 0.98% to 14,701.92 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.30% to 34,870.16. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Moderna Inc. closed $12.89 below its 52-week high ($245.70), which the company reached on June 30th.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as AbbVie Inc. rose 0.20% to $116.58, Amgen Inc. rose 0.38% to $245.20, and AstraZeneca PLC ADR rose 0.62% to $59.63. Trading volume (5.3 M) remained 3.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 8.9 M.