Shares of F5 Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209237881/composite FFIV -0.78% rose 3.20% to $162.33 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.30% rising 1.99% to 4,057.84 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA -0.20% rising 1.61% to 32,637.19. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. F5 Inc. closed $86.67 below its 52-week high ($249.00), which the company reached on December 29th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Thursday, as Cisco Systems Inc. /zigman2/quotes/209509471/composite CSCO -0.75% rose 2.25% to $44.99, Juniper Networks Inc. /zigman2/quotes/207361368/composite JNPR +0.07% rose 1.83% to $30.62, and Radware Ltd. /zigman2/quotes/201355321/composite RDWR -1.02% rose 2.17% to $24.48. Trading volume (365,604) remained 230,356 below its 50-day average volume of 595,960.