Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB -0.07% slipped 1.14% to $312.22 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +0.83% rising 0.00% to 15,235.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.82% falling 0.74% to 35,490.69. This was the stock's second consecutive day of losses. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $72.11 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company achieved on September 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -0.18% rose 4.21% to $323.17, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.36% rose 4.96% to $2,924.35, and Twitter Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR -0.40% fell 10.78% to $54.81. Trading volume (29.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 18.3 M.