Shares of F5 Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237881/composite FFIV +2.03% inched 0.27% higher to $150.79 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around rough trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +0.23% falling 0.38% to 3,735.48 and Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +0.06% falling 0.50% to 30,364.83. The stock's rise snapped a three-day losing streak. F5 Inc. closed $98.21 below its 52-week high ($249.00), which the company reached on December 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +5.81% fell 0.76% to $42.91, Juniper Networks Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207361368/composite JNPR +5.00% rose 0.89% to $28.32, and Radware Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/201355321/composite RDWR -0.93% fell 0.56% to $21.38. Trading volume (365,673) remained 204,910 below its 50-day average volume of 570,583.