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Feb. 8, 2022, 5:22 p.m. EST

Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. stock underperforms Tuesday when compared to competitors despite daily gains

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Shares of Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. (NYS:SPCE) advanced 1.87% to $8.73 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) rising 1.28% to 14,194.45 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 1.06% to 35,462.78. Virgin Galactic Holdings Inc. closed $51.94 short of its 52-week high ($60.67), which the company achieved on February 11th.

The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Southwest Airlines Co. (NYS:LUV) rose 3.30% to $46.07, Delta Air Lines Inc. (NYS:DAL) rose 4.08% to $42.61, and Ryanair Holdings PLC ADR (NAS:RYAAY) rose 1.73% to $120.70. Trading volume (8.3 M) remained 6.5 million below its 50-day average volume of 14.8 M.

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