Shares of Meta Platforms Inc. rose 1.83% to $195.13 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +1.32% rising 3.33% to 12,131.13 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.81% rising 1.76% to 33,212.96. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Meta Platforms Inc. closed $189.20 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company achieved on September 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +0.22% rose 2.76% to $273.24, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +1.33% rose 4.20% to $2,246.33, and Twitter Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR +1.16% rose 1.64% to $40.17. Trading volume (22.4 M) remained 10.6 million below its 50-day average volume of 33.0 M.