Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB -1.14% slid 1.15% to $324.76 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP -1.92% rising 0.50% to 14,897.34 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.17% rising 1.09% to 35,294.76. The stock's fall snapped a two-day winning streak. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $59.57 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company achieved on September 1st.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.97% rose 0.48% to $304.21, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -0.67% rose 0.15% to $2,827.36, and Twitter Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR -1.36% fell 0.63% to $62.77. Trading volume (21.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 15.1 M.