Shares of Equinix Inc. EQIX advanced 1.01% to $700.52 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around favorable trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index SPX rising 0.24% to 3,638.35 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.13% to 29,910.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Equinix Inc. closed $139.25 below its 52-week high ($839.77), which the company achieved on October 12th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Akamai Technologies Inc. AKAM rose 0.56% to $104.32 and CoreSite Realty Corp. COR rose 0.68% to $125.15. Trading volume (469,679) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 435,664.