Shares of Meta Platforms Inc. /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite META +7.89% rose 1.20% to $140.28 Tuesday, 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 +4.41% rising 3.34% to 11,176.41 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.18% rising 2.80% to 30,316.32. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Meta Platforms Inc. closed $213.55 below its 52-week high ($353.83), which the company reached on November 22nd.
The stock underperformed when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +6.16% rose 3.38% to $248.88, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/lastsale GOOGL +6.09% rose 3.04% to $101.64, and Twitter Inc. rose 22.24% to $52.00. Trading volume (34.4 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 28.6 M.