Shares of F5 Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237881/composite FFIV +3.23% rallied 1.35% to $158.39 Monday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX +3.06% rising 1.86% to 3,973.75 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +2.68% rising 1.98% to 31,880.24. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. F5 Inc. closed $90.61 below its 52-week high ($249.00), which the company achieved on December 29th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Monday, as Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO +2.73% rose 0.95% to $43.35, Juniper Networks Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207361368/composite JNPR +3.30% rose 2.56% to $29.61, and Radware Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/201355321/composite RDWR +2.82% rose 0.50% to $24.19. Trading volume (410,681) remained 187,794 below its 50-day average volume of 598,475.