Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A FB inched 0.34% higher to $287.52 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA rising 0.20% to 29,883.79 and the NASDAQ Composite Index COMP falling 0.05% to 12,349.37. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $17.15 short of 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 Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. MSFT fell 0.39% to $215.37, Alphabet Inc. Cl A GOOGL rose 1.65% to $1,824.97, and Twitter Inc. TWTR rose 1.20% to $47.23. Trading volume (16.8 M) remained 2.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 19.0 M.