Shares of Moderna Inc. inched 0.46% higher to $171.06 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 1.90% to 12,113.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 0.78% to 34,156.69. The stock’s rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Moderna Inc. closed $46.19 short of its 52-week high ($217.25), which the company achieved on December 14th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Johnson & Johnson rose 0.02% to $163.40 and Pfizer Inc. fell 0.39% to $43.59. Trading volume (2.5 M) remained 2.7 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.