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Oct. 20, 2021, 4:31 p.m. EDT

Facebook Inc. Cl A stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A inched 0.23% higher to $340.78 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) rising 0.43% to 35,609.34 and the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) falling 0.05% to 15,121.68. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $43.55 below its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company achieved on September 1st.

The stock outperformed some of its competitors Wednesday, as Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) fell 0.27% to $307.41, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) fell 1.02% to $2,835.38, and Twitter Inc. fell 0.47% to $65.80. Trading volume (13.6 M) remained 2.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 15.8 M.

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