Shares of F5 Inc. (NAS:FFIV) rose 2.71% to $177.92 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index (S&P:SPX) rising 2.99% to 4,300.17 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 2.81% to 34,061.06. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. F5 Inc. closed $71.08 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 Wednesday, as Cisco Systems Inc. (NAS:CSCO) rose 3.33% to $51.58, Juniper Networks Inc. (NYS:JNPR) rose 1.92% to $32.92, and Radware Ltd. (NAS:RDWR) fell 3.21% to $27.71. Trading volume (758,350) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 558,344.