Shares of Moderna Inc. advanced 2.29% to $151.28 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 2.14% to 11,428.15 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.06% to 32,155.40. This was the stock’s third consecutive day of gains. Moderna Inc. closed $65.97 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 0.56% to $153.92 and Pfizer Inc. rose 0.10% to $39.90. Trading volume (3.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 3.8 M.