Shares of Moderna Inc. rallied 2.92% to $169.28 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.50% to 33,869.27 and the NASDAQ Composite Index falling 0.61% to 11,718.12. This was the stock’s second consecutive day of gains. Moderna Inc. closed $47.97 short of its 52-week high ($217.25), which the company reached on December 14th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Johnson & Johnson rose 0.46% to $162.15 and Pfizer Inc. rose 1.25% to $43.88. Trading volume (2.9 M) remained 2.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.