Shares of Meta Platforms Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite META -6.79% slid 1.44% to $134.40 Tuesday, 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 -1.99% rising 0.25% to 10,829.50 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -1.02% falling 0.43% to 29,134.99. This was the stock's third consecutive day of losses. Meta Platforms Inc. closed $219.43 short of its 52-week high ($353.83), which the company achieved on November 22nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT -1.97% fell 0.44% to $236.41, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL -2.50% fell 0.68% to $97.50, and Twitter Inc. rose 1.37% to $42.09. Trading volume (30.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 28.2 M.