Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/205064656/composite FB -3.99% rose 5.30% to $369.79 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around great trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index /zigman2/quotes/210598365/realtime COMP +1.02% rising 1.04% to 14,836.99 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average /zigman2/quotes/210598065/realtime DJIA +1.00% rising 0.68% to 35,061.55. This was the stock's fourth consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A hit a new 52-week high, surpassing its previous peak of $358.79, which the company achieved on July 6th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207732364/composite MSFT +1.28% rose 1.23% to $289.67, Alphabet Inc. Cl A /zigman2/quotes/202490156/composite GOOGL +0.90% rose 3.58% to $2,660.30, and Twitter Inc. /zigman2/quotes/203180645/composite TWTR +2.34% rose 3.05% to $71.69. Trading volume (33.5 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 15.1 M.