Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A (NAS:FB) advanced 2.02% to $352.96 Friday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.10% to 34,798.00 and the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) falling 0.03% to 15,047.70. This was the stock's second consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $31.37 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company reached on September 1st.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Friday, as Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) fell 0.07% to $299.35, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 0.71% to $2,844.30, and Twitter Inc. (NYS:TWTR) rose 0.79% to $67.22. Trading volume (18.7 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 13.6 M.