Shares of Moderna Inc. advanced 1.30% to $171.48 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 1.48% to 11,891.79 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.11% to 34,245.93. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Moderna Inc. closed $45.77 below its 52-week high ($217.25), which the company reached on December 14th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Monday, as Johnson & Johnson rose 0.37% to $162.75 and Pfizer Inc. rose 0.25% to $43.99. Trading volume (2.7 M) remained 2.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 5.2 M.