Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A rallied 1.40% to $341.66 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index rising 1.57% to 14,498.88 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising 1.62% to 34,511.99. The stock’s rise snapped a five-day losing streak. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $17.13 short of its 52-week high ($358.79), which the company reached on July 6th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. rose 0.83% to $279.32, Alphabet Inc. Cl A rose 1.31% to $2,524.19, and Twitter Inc. rose 2.91% to $67.94. Trading volume (11.0 M) remained 4.3 million below its 50-day average volume of 15.3 M.