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Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. stock outperforms market on strong trading day

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Shares of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (NYS:SPCE) rallied 6.26% to $8.99 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) rising 1.58% to 14,098.01 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.06% to 35,089.74. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. closed $51.68 short of its 52-week high ($60.67), which the company achieved on February 11th.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Southwest Airlines Co. (NYS:LUV) rose 0.51% to $43.66, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYS:DAL) rose 0.30% to $39.85, and Ryanair Holdings PLC ADR (NAS:RYAAY) rose 1.86% to $119.25. Trading volume (10.7 M) remained 4.0 million below its 50-day average volume of 14.6 M.

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