Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB inched 0.78% higher to $256.82 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 1.87% to 11,117.53 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 1.51% to 27,584.06. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $47.85 below its 52-week high ($304.67), which the company reached on August 26th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.78% to $209.44, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 1.36% to $1,458.66, and Twitter Inc. TWTR rose 0.71% to $44.15. Trading volume (18.6 M) remained 5.9 million below its 50-day average volume of 24.5 M.