Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB rallied 2.02% to $272.87 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP rising 0.55% to 13,530.91 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA falling 0.04% to 31,176.01. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $31.80 below its 52-week high ($304.67), which the company reached on August 26th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT rose 0.28% to $224.97, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 0.22% to $1,884.15, and Twitter Inc. TWTR fell 1.01% to $47.12. Trading volume (19.9 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 17.4 M.