Shares of Facebook Inc. Cl A (NAS:FB) inched 0.50% higher to $357.48 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the NASDAQ Composite Index (NASDAQ:COMP) rising 0.22% to 14,746.40 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DOW:DJIA) falling 0.15% to 33,919.84. The stock's rise snapped a four-day losing streak. Facebook Inc. Cl A closed $26.85 short of its 52-week high ($384.33), which the company achieved on September 1st.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Tuesday, as Microsoft Corp. (NAS:MSFT) rose 0.17% to $294.80, Alphabet Inc. Cl A (NAS:GOOGL) rose 0.23% to $2,780.66, and Twitter Inc. (NYS:TWTR) rose 3.00% to $62.78. Trading volume (11.6 M) remained 1.2 million below its 50-day average volume of 12.8 M.